List of cities and towns in Slovenia

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Ljubljana Ljubljana from the Castle.JPG
Ljubljana
Maribor MB-dusk.jpg
Maribor
Kranj Kranj 19.jpg
Kranj
Celje Celje - pogled z gradu.JPG
Celje
Koper View of Koper from Zusterna.JPG
Koper
Velenje Panorama Velenja 2010.jpg
Velenje

There are 69 towns in Slovenia. [1] 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. [2] A settlement acquires the status of town through a decision of the Government of Slovenia. [2] Until 2005, the decision was made by the National Assembly of Slovenia. [2]

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List of all towns in 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. [2]

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. [2] [3]

List of towns with more than 10,000 inhabitants

Numbers are based on the statistics from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. [4]

RankNamePopulation
(2021)
Population
(2011)
Percentage
change
1.
Blason ville si Ljubljana (Slovenie).svg
Ljubljana
285,604
272,220
Increase2.svg 4.91%
2.
Coat of arms of Maribor (2020).svg
Maribor
97,019
95,171
Increase2.svg 1.94%
3.
Coat of arms of Kranj.svg
Kranj
38,024
36,874
Increase2.svg 3.11%
4.
Coat of arms of Celje.svg
Celje
37,392
37,520
Decrease2.svg -0.34%
5.
Coa Koper.grb.svg
Koper
26,054
24,996
Increase2.svg 4.23%
6.
Grb Velenja.svg
Velenje
25,538
25,456
Increase2.svg 0.32%
7.
COA-Novo mesto.gif
Novo Mesto
23,878
23,341
Increase2.svg 2.3%
8.
CoA of Ptuj.svg
Ptuj
18,004
18,164
Decrease2.svg -0.88%
9.
Grb Kamnika.svg
Kamnik
13,902
13,644
Increase2.svg 1.89%
10.
Trbovlje.png
Trbovlje
13,742
15,163
Decrease2.svg -9.37%
11.
Coat of arms of Jesenice.svg
Jesenice
13,503
13,440
Increase2.svg 0.46%
12.
Domzale.png
Domžale
13,102
12,406
Increase2.svg 5.61%
13.
COA-Nova Gorica.svg
Nova Gorica
12,871
13,178
Decrease2.svg -2.32%
15.
Coat of arm Izola.png
Izola
11,819
11,223
Increase2.svg 5.31%
14.
Coat of arm of Skofja Loka.png
Škofja Loka
11,706
11,969
Decrease2.svg -2.19%
16.
MurskaSobotaGrb.svg
Murska Sobota
11,025
11,614
Decrease2.svg -5.07%

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