City of Velenje
Velenje / Slovenia
Velenje lies at the heart of nature at an altitude of 396 metres. It is encircled by the hills of the Šalek valley, the Kamniško-Savinjske Alps to the west and Pohorje to the east. The valley alongside the river Paka is where the city centre lies. According to the number of inhabitants, Velenje is the sixth largest town in Slovenia. The town of Velenje, a very industrial town, is at the heart of the municipality.