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GREEN FACTS OF THE GREEN CAPITAL

Ljubljana is one of the greenest cities in the world, characterized by high environmental awareness. The Slovenian capital offers its residents a lot of green areas, and tourists can choose from a wide range of sustainable tourism offers.

Green facts of the European Green Capital 2016:

  • Seven times in a row, Ljubljana was included in the list of the 100 most sustainable destinations in the world.
  • It boasts 542 m2 of green space per inhabitant.
  • The center is closed to car traffic, the area of 12 hectares is the largest in the European Union.
  • There are 1,640 bicycle racks and 820 bicycles of the BicikeLJ system are in use.
  • From spring to autumn, over 50 urban drinking fountains operate with drinking water.
  • Ljubljana offers tourists a ride with the Kavalir electric vehicle and the Urban electric train.
  • In Ljubljana, we find the world’s first eco-certified hostel.
  • The city boasts the highest proportion of household waste separation in the European Union.
  • The streets are cleaned with rainwater and recycled water.
  • Public areas are adapted for people with disabilities.

Photo: City of Ljubljana

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