Kranj

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Kranj
City
A view of Kranj
A view of Kranj
Flag of Kranj
Coat of arms of Kranj
Kranj is located in Slovenia
Kranj
Kranj
Location of the city of Kranj in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°14′N 14°22′E / 46.233°N 14.367°E / 46.233; 14.367Coordinates: 46°14′N 14°22′E / 46.233°N 14.367°E / 46.233; 14.367
Country Slovenia
RegionUpper Carniola
MunicipalityKranj
Government
 • MayorMatjaž Rakovec (SD)
 • Deputy MayorJanez Černe
 • Deputy MayorRobert Nograšek
Area
 • Total26.3 km2 (10.2 sq mi)
Elevation386 m (1,266 ft)
Population
 (1 January 2020)[1]
 • Total37,941
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02 (CEST)
Postal code
4000
Area code(s)04
Vehicle registrationKR
Websitewww.kranj.si
Source: Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia, census of 2002

Kranj (German: Krainburg) is the third-largest city in Slovenia. In 2020, 37,941 people lived there. It is about 20 kilometres (12 miles) northwest of Ljubljana. The city is the seat of the City Municipality of Kranj and of the traditional region of Upper Carniola. It is an important industrial city with electronics and rubber industries.

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Kranj is twinned with:

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Kranj, Kranj". Place Names. Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 6 September 2012.
  2. "Nadmorska višina naselij, kjer so sedeži občin" [Height above sea level of seats of municipalities] (in Slovenian and English). Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. 2002. Archived from the original on 2013-05-24.