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Kranj (German: Krainburg) is the fourth largest city of Slovenia, approximately 20 km north west from Ljubljana with a population of 51,225 (2002). The centre of the unofficial Gorenjska (Upper Carniola) region (northwestern Slovenia) is mainly an industrial city with strong electronics industry. It also has a preserved medieval old town at the confluence of the Kokra and the Sava rivers. (help· info) (IPA: ) is the capital and largest city in Slovenia. ... The field of electronics is the study and use of systems that operate by controlling the flow of electrons (or other charge carriers) in devices such as thermionic valves and semiconductors. ... Sava also Save (in German: Save; in Hungarian: Száva) is a river in Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia, a right side tributary of Danube at Belgrade. ...


The city lies at the busy Ljubljana - Jesenice - Villach (Austria) - Munich (Germany) railway and highway. The airport of Ljubljana (in Brnik) is also very close to Kranj. (help· info) (IPA: ) is the capital and largest city in Slovenia. ... Area: 75. ... Villach (Slovenian Beljak) is the second largest city in Carinthia in the south of Austria, on the river Drau (Slovenian Drave) . It currently has 57,646 inhabitants. ... Munich (German: München, (pronounced listen)German Federal State of Bavaria. ... Highway in Pennsylvania, USA For other uses, see Highway (disambiguation). ... (help· info) (IPA: ) is the capital and largest city in Slovenia. ... Brnik is the international airport of Ljubljana (the IATA airport code: LJU, ICAO LJLJ), located near the village of the same name approx. ...


The former (until 1918) Austrian province Carniola (Kranjska in Slovenian) was named after this city, which was originally its capital, as well as Carnian Alps, now bordering Austria and Italy. 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Carniola English and Latin; (Slovenian Kranjska, German Krain) is a name for a region in Slovenia. ... The Carnic Alps are a range of the Southern Limestone Alps at the borders of East Tyrol, Carinthia and Friuli. ...

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Visiting Kranj

Due to its small size, the beauties of Kranj can be best seen on foot or with a bicycle, with your car parked at your staying place.


Places to stay

  • Hotel Creina
  • Hotel Bellevue
  • Hotel Kokra

Landmarks

  • Plečnik staircase (Plečnikovo stopnišče)
  • St. Kancijan's Church (Cerkev svetega Kancijana)
  • Kokra river canyon (kanjon reke Kokre)
  • Waterfall "Šum" in Besnica (slap Šum)
  • Mount Šmarjetna (Šmarjetna gora)

Bars

  • Downtown Rock Bar
  • Cafe Pungart
  • Bar Terasa
  • Old House
  • Palustris Bar
  • Magma
  • Afrika
  • Mañana
  • Aperitiv Bar
  • Star Bar

External links

  • http://www.kranj.si/
  • http://www.burger.si/Kranj/Kranj.html
  • Slovenian for Travelers
  • http://www.slovenia-tourism.si/
 
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Urban municipalities: Celje | Koper | Kranj | Ljubljana | Maribor | Murska Sobota Motto: None Anthem: Zdravljica Capital Ljubljana Largest city Ljubljana Official language(s) Slovenian, Italian1, Hungarian1 Government President Prime Minister Parliamentary republic Janez DrnovÅ¡ek Janez JanÅ¡a Independence  â€¢ Declared  â€¢ Recognized From Yugoslavia June 25, 1991 1992 Area  - Total    - Water (%)   20,273 km² (151st) 7,827 sq mi  0. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Slovenia. ... Celje (German Cilli, Hungarian Cille) (46. ... Area: 311. ... (help· info) (IPA: ) is the capital and largest city in Slovenia. ... Area: 147. ... Murska Sobota (Hungarian Muraszombat) is a town in northeastern Slovenia, located near the river Mura (hence the name) in the region of Prekmurje. ...

Nova Gorica | Novo Mesto | Ptuj | Slovenj Gradec | Velenje Area: 309. ... Novo mesto with Krka river Novo mesto is a municipality and town in the Republic of Slovenia. ... Area: 66. ... Area: 173. ... Area: 83. ...


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Kranj - definition of Kranj in Encyclopedia (176 words)
Kranj is the fourth largest city of Slovenia, approx.
The airport of Ljubljana (in Brnik) is also very close to Kranj.
Due to its small size, the beauties of Kranj can be best seen on foot or with a bycicle, with your car parked at your staying place.
Kranj (Civic Municipality, Slovenia) (613 words)
The flag of Kranj (51,923 inhabitants) is rectangular, in ratio 1:2, horizontally divided white-Bordeaux red.
The coat of arms of Kranj is based on the coat of arms shown on the city seal dated 1530.
The former coat of arms of Kranj is prescribed by Decision Odlok o grbu občine Kranj, adopted on 17 January 1979 and published in the regional official gazette Uradni vestnik Gorenjske, 1/79.
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