There are 69 towns in Slovenia.According to the Local Self-Government Act of the Republic of Slovenia, a town is a larger urban settlement with more than 3,000 residents and differing from other settlements in its size, economical structure, population, population density and historical development. A settlement acquires the status of town through a decision of the Government of Slovenia. Until 2005, the decision was made by the National Assembly of Slovenia.
Towns in Slovenia, recognised as such by the National Assembly in 2000, are: Ajdovščina, Bled, Bovec, Brežice, Celje, Črnomelj, Domžale, Gornja Radgona, Hrastnik, Idrija, Ilirska Bistrica, Izola, Jesenice, Kamnik, Kočevje, Koper, Kostanjevica na Krki, Kranj, Krško, Laško, Lendava, Litija, Ljubljana, Ljutomer, Maribor, Metlika, Murska Sobota, Nova Gorica, Novo Mesto, Ormož, Piran, Postojna, Ptuj, Radeče, Radovljica, Ravne na Koroškem, Sevnica, Sežana, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenska Bistrica, Slovenske Konjice, Škofja Loka, Šoštanj, Tolmin, Trbovlje, Tržič, Velenje, Višnja Gora, Vrhnika, Zagorje ob Savi, Žalec.
Through a decision of the Government of Slovenia, the following settlements acquired the status of town in January 2006: Cerknica, Dravograd, Grosuplje, Logatec, Medvode, Mengeš, Mežica, Prevalje, Ribnica, Rogaška Slatina, Ruše, Šempeter pri Gorici, Šentjur, Trebnje, Železniki, and Žiri.
Numbers are based on the statistics from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia.
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