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Town Medvode is the centre of the Medvode Commune. The main road through the city connects Ljubljana, the main city of Slovenia and Gorenjska Region. Medvode lies on the region, where the Sora river flows into Sava river. Medvode were already settled in prehistorical times, about what bear different finds. The city is in historical sources first mentioned in connection with the castle Goricane. Important buildings are also Lazarini manor in Valburga, castle in Jeterbenek and Old or Smlednik castle in Smlednik. Development of today's city started, when they in the year 1491 built with the permission of the emperor Friderik III. the bridge by the confluence of the Sava and Sora river. In the first half of the 19 th century was here the tollhouse because of the important road crossing, which stop to operate in the middle of the 19th century. Town Medvode was a popular tourist place for rest and relaxation in the nature at the end of the 19 th century and in the beginning of the 20 th century. They got the post office in the year 1862 and in the year 1870 the railway station. With the development of the industry after the First World War started the greater development of the place. The Medvode Commune has today the health centre, library, home for older people, bank, post office, several culture houses, elementary schools, local television, sports playgrounds, sports halls, railway station, commercial centre Merkator, agricultural cooperative, restaurants, coffeehouses and other. Interesting to see is the Plague Monument erected in the year 1603.

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Medvode - Medvode

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Medvode
Medvode - Bridge over river Sora in Medvode

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Bridge over river Sora in Medvode
Medvode - Main bridge in Medvode on the road between Kranj (Skofja Loka) and Ljubljana

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Main bridge in Medvode on the road between Kranj (Skofja Loka) and Lju...
Medvode - River Sora with Smarna gora Hill in background

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River Sora with Smarna gora Hill in background
Medvode - Agricultural cooperative Medvode, Dezelna banka, ...

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Agricultural cooperative Medvode, Dezelna banka, ...
Medvode - Culture House Medvode

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Culture House Medvode
Medvode - Information map of Medvode

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Information map of Medvode
Medvode - Post Office in Medvode

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Post Office in Medvode
Medvode - Shops in Medvode

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Shops in Medvode
Medvode - Railway Station Medvode

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Railway Station Medvode
Medvode - Inn Bencak

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Inn Bencak
Medvode - Track for skateboarding and basketball court

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Track for skateboarding and basketball court
Medvode - Football club Jezero Medvode

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Football club Jezero Medvode
Medvode - Plague Monument erected in 1603

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Plague Monument erected in 1603
Medvode - Business building

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Business building
Medvode - Donit's chimney in Medvode

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Donit's chimney in Medvode
Medvode - Medical Centre Medvode

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Medical Centre Medvode
Medvode - Commercial centre Merkator

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Commercial centre Merkator
Medvode - Commercial centre Merkator in Medvode

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Commercial centre Merkator in Medvode
Medvode - Municipality Medvode

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Municipality Medvode
Medvode - Columns near library in Medvode

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Columns near library in Medvode
Medvode - Library Medvode

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Library Medvode
Medvode - Coffeehouse 4 macke (4 cats)

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Coffeehouse 4 macke (4 cats)
Medvode - Smaller bridge over Sora

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Smaller bridge over Sora
Medvode - River Sora at Medvode

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River Sora at Medvode
Medvode - Preska - Parish church of St. John the Baptist

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Preska - Parish church of St. John the Baptist
Medvode - Preska - Parish church of St. John the Baptist near Medvode

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Preska - Parish church of St. John the Baptist near Medvode
Medvode - Chapel near Parish church of St. John the Baptist

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Chapel near Parish church of St. John the Baptist
Medvode - Confluence of Sava and Sora <br> Sora before outfall in Sava

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Sora before outfall in Sava
Medvode - Confluence of Sava and Sora <br> Sava before confluence with Sora

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Sava before confluence with Sora
Medvode - Confluence of Sava and Sora <br> Kayaks on river Sava near confluence of Sava and Sora

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Confluence of Sava an...

Kayaks on river Sava near confluence of Sava ...

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Data

Municipality: MEDVODE (16362 population)

Settlements in the municipality:

Medvode (5247 population), Zgornje Pirniče (1354), Zbilje (904), Spodnje Pirniče (789), Valburga (579),

Vaše (569), Smlednik (562), Žlebe (562), Verje (540), Goričane (518), Golo Brdo (493), Sora (483), Hraše (469), Vikrče (393), Spodnja Senica (386), Rakovnik (334), Dragočajna (305), Zgornja Senica (280), Moše (248), Seničica (242), Zavrh pod Šmarno goro (220), Topol pri Medvodah (188), Ladja (175), Trnovec (173), Studenčice (147), Dol (74), Belo (47), Tehovec (28), Osolnik (27), Setnica - del (15), Brezovica pri Medvodah (11)