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___ Satellite View and Map of the City of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Searchable Map and Satellite View of Ljubljana using Google Earth DataSatellite view is showing Ljubljana, largest city and the national capital of Slovenia, located in the Ljubljana Basin in the center of the country. The Ljubljanica river, a tributary of the Sava river flows through the city.
The city was inhabited since prehistoric times. At the beginning of 1st century BC, the Romans built a fortified encampment, which was known as Emona, with a population of 5,000 to 6,000 people, mostly merchants and craftsmen. The settlement was located at a major trade route between the northern Adriatic Sea and the Danube region. The Ljubljanica river played an important role as a transport route for the trade between the city and the rest of the region. In the Middle Ages the town was the historical capital of Carniola, then part of Austria-Hungary, and known as Laibach.
Today Ljubljana has a population of about 283,000 inhabitants (in 2013). Official language is Slovene.
The city is the educational center of the nation, home to the University of Ljubljana with its 23 faculties and three academies, and it is home to the National and University Library of Slovenia, the Central Technological Library, the City Library of Ljubljana and other libraries.
Just zoom in (+) to see Ljubljana Castle, the medieval castle is built on Castle Hill in the center of the city and is one of Ljubljana's main tourist attractions.
The map shows a city map of Ljubljana with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find the location of Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport (IATA code: LJU), about 25 km (15.5 mi) by road north of the city.
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A painting of historical Ljubljana in the 18th century.
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Friday-July-31 15:22Standard Time Zone (CET): UTC/GMT +1 hour
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|City Coordinates: 46°3′5″N 14°30′20″E
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