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Ljubljana (Slovene: [lʲubˈlʲana] ( listen); German: Laibach, Italian: Lubiana, Laitin: Labacum) is the caipital o Slovenie an its lairgest ceety. It is the centre o the Ceety Municipality o Ljubljana. It is locatit in the centre o the kintra in the Ljubljana Basin, an is a mid-sized ceety o some 270,000 inhabitants. Throughoot its history, it haes been influenced bi its geographic position at the crossroads o Germanic, Latin an Slavic culturs.

Ljubljana
Ceety
Clockwise frae tap: Ljubljana Castle in the backgrund an Franciscan Kirk o the Annunciation in the foregrund; Veesitation o Mary Kirk on Rožnik Hill; Kazina Palace at Congress Squerr; view frae Ljubljana Castle taewart the north; Ljubljana Ceety Haw; Ljubljanica wi the Treeple Brig in distance.
Clockwise frae tap: Ljubljana Castle in the backgrund an Franciscan Kirk o the Annunciation in the foregrund; Veesitation o Mary Kirk on Rožnik Hill; Kazina Palace at Congress Squerr; view frae Ljubljana Castle taewart the north; Ljubljana Ceety Haw; Ljubljanica wi the Treeple Brig in distance.
Banner o Ljubljana
Banner
Coat o airms o Ljubljana
Coat o airms
Ljubljana is locatit in Slovenia
Ljubljana
Ljubljana
Coordinates: 46°03′20″N 14°30′30″E / 46.05556°N 14.50833°E / 46.05556; 14.50833Coordinates: 46°03′20″N 14°30′30″E / 46.05556°N 14.50833°E / 46.05556; 14.50833
KintraSlovenie Slovenie
MunicipalityCeety Municipality o Ljubljana
First mention1112–1125
Toun richtsaroond 1220
Govrenment
 • deputy mayorAleš Čerin (Zoran Janković List)
Area
 • Total163.8 km2 (63.2 sq mi)
Elevationcentroid: 295 m (968 ft)
Population
 (1 January 2011)[2]
 • TotIncrease 272,220
 • Density1,662/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
1000
Aurie code(s)01 (1 if cawing frae abroad)
Vehicle RegistrationLJ
Wabsteidwww.ljubljana.si

For centuries, Ljubljana wis the caipital o the historical region o Carniola,[3] an in the 20t century it became the cultural, scientific, economic, poleetical an administrative centre o Slovenie, independent since 1991. Its transport connections, concentration o industry, scientific an research institutions an cultural tradition are contributin factors tae its leadin position.

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Twin touns — Sister ceetiesEedit

Ljubljana is twinned wi:[4]

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Nadmorska višina naselij, kjer so sedeži občin" (in Slovenian and English). Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. 2002.  Unkent parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)
  2. "Data on the selected settlement: Ljubljana (municipality Ljubljana)". Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 23 January 2012. 
  3. Mehle Mihovec, Barbka (19 March 2008). "Kje so naše meje?". Gorenjski glas (in Slovene). Gorenjski glas. Retrieved 7 August 2009.  Unkent parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)
  4. "Pobratena mesta in članstvo v zvezah". Retrieved 2009-11-19. 
  5. Ljubljana in Beograd sta podpisala sporazum o pobratenju mest.
  6. "Bratislava City - Twin Towns". © 2003-2008 Bratislava-City.sk. Retrieved 2008-10-26. 
  7. daenet d.o.o. "Sarajevo Official Web Site: Sister cities". Sarajevo.ba. Retrieved 2009-05-06. 
  8. "Official portal of City of Skopje - Skopje Sister Cities". © 2006-2009 City of Skopje. Retrieved 2009-07-14.  Freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)
  9. "Tbilisi Municipal Portal - Sister Cities". © 2009 - Tbilisi City Hall. Retrieved 2009-06-16. 
  10. "Zagreb sister cities". Retrieved 2007-11-29.