Žiri, 3600 inhabitants.
You could look at Slovenia as a country of mountains. You could also look at it as a country of valleys. Enclosed by green mountains, lie valleys as if they are islands in the middle of vast oceans. Each with its own climate, its own culture, its own kitchen, its own capital.
Žiri is the capital of the valley just west of Ljubljana. Žiri is home to an international renowned (sports)footwear manufacturer (Alpina), a nordic sportscentre and even a cinema. But let there be no confusion, Žiri is small. Statistic data show a four digit inhabitant number for Žiri but that is because the whole valley is included in the count. Žiri is close to Ljubljana, but in Žiri there no signs of life outside of Žiri. Whatever happens in Žiri, stays in Žiri.