Ljubljana By The Numbers

  1. Ljubljanica as a river disappears several times in the rocks of the Karst region and than reemerges as a river with a different name. Number of names that Ljubljanica has before it becomes Ljubljanica: 6
    Trbuhovica, Obrh, Stržen, Rak, Pivka, Unica » Ljubljanica
  2. Number of Argonauts helping Jason to kill the dragon (which now continues to live in the coat of arms of Ljubljana, the flag and the Dragon bridge): 49 + Jason
  3. Number of heads of bishops on the main door of the Saint Nicholas Cathedral in Ljubljana: 6
  4. Number of runners on the Ljubljana marathon (2011): 18.513
  5. Height of Nebotičnik (the most famous skyscraper in Ljubljana designed by Slovene arcitect Vladimir Šubic): 70.35 m (231 ft)
  6. Elevation of the city center: 298 m (978 ft)
  7. Size of the Tivoli park: 5 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
  8. Number of inhabitants of Ljubljana: 272.220 (of these 51.9% are women)
  9. Density of population: 1.662 inhab/km2

 

Bishops heads on the main door of the Saint Nicholas Cathedral | Ljubljana | foto_lublana.si

Bishops' heads on the main door of the Saint Nicholas Cathedral | Ljubljana | foto_lublana.si