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Ljubljana
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Ljubljana is located in Slovenia
Ljubljana
Ljubljana
Coordinates: 46°03′20″N 14°30′30″E / 46.05556°N 14.50833°E / 46.05556; 14.50833
Kintra Slovenie Slovenie
Municipality Ceety Municipality o Ljubljana
First mention 1112–1125
Toun richts aroond 1220
Government
 • deputy mayor Aleš Čerin (Zoran Janković List)
Area
 • Total 163.8 km2 (63.2 sq mi)
Elevation[1] centroid: 295 m (968 ft)
Population (1 January 2011)[2]
 • Total Increase 272,220
 • Density 1,662/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 1000
Area code(s) 01 (1 if cawing frae abroad)
Vehicle Registration LJ
Website www.ljubljana.si

Ljubljana (locally: [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.

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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  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?" [Where are our borders?]. Gorenjski glas (in Slovene). Gorenjski glas. Retrieved 7 August 2009. 
  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. 
  9. "Tbilisi Municipal Portal - Sister Cities". © 2009 - Tbilisi City Hall. Retrieved 2009-06-16. 
  10. "Zagreb sister cities". Retrieved 2007-11-29.