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Encyclopedia > Kranjska Gora
Občina Kranjska Gora
Location of Kranjska Gora in Slovenia
Area: 256.3 km²
 - males
 - females
Average age: 40.8 years
Residential areas:
 - households:
 - families:
40.21 m²/person
Working active:
 - unemployed:
Average salary (August 2003):
 - gross:
 - net:
259,130 SIT
161,652 SIT
Students: 171
Source: Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia, census of 2002.

Kranjska Gora (population 5,500) is a town and a municipality in north-west Slovenia, close to the Austrian and Italian borders. Image File history File links Karte der Gemeinde Kranjska Gora in Slowenien. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The tolar has been the currency of Slovenia since October 1991. ... Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia (Slovene: Statistični urad Republike Slovenije, SURS) is independent Slovenian government institution, in charge for official statistical surveying. ... A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Kranjska Gora is mostly famous as a winter sports town, being situated in the Julian Alps. It annually hosts an event in the alpine skiing World Cup series, also known as the Vitranc Cup for the slalom and giant slalom events. A winter sport is a sport commonly played during winter, usually a sport played on snow or ice. ... Edelweiss, Julian Alps, Slovenia The Julian Alps is part of the Alps that stretch from north-eastern Italy to Slovenia, where they rise to 2864 metres at Triglav. ... Alpine skiing (or downhill skiing) is a recreational activity and sport involving sliding down snow-covered hills with long, thin skis attached to each foot. ... Slalom is regarded as the most technical of the alpine ski disciplines. ... The Giant Slalom is an alpine skiing discipline. ...

External links

  • Official Website
  • Vitranc Cup Official Website

  Results from FactBites:
Kranjska Gora Profile at Cheapest Ski Holidays Europe (286 words)
Kranjska Gora is the largest and most famous of Slovenia's ski-resorts.
Kranjska Gora offers good tracks for cross-country skiing, approximately 40 km which, of course, depends on the depth of the snow.
The ski lifts and slopes of Vitranc which stretch from Kranjska Gora to Planica at the altitude of 800 m to 1215 m are joined by the system of 5 chair lifts and 18 ski lifts.
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