STA, 17 July - Last year, 15,500 foreign citizens immigrated to Slovenia, while there were also 3,300 Slovenians who moved back to their homeland. Almost 9,900 Slovenians and 7,700 foreigners emigrated from the country. That means that net migration was positive and the highest since 2011, the Statistics Office said.
Earlier this year, just before the summer season started, the City Museum of Ljubljana opened a new permanent exhibition called Ljubljana. History. City. This presents a chronological look at the history of the land the city now stands on, from prehistoric times and the Pile Dwellers, who made the world’s oldest wooden wheel with an axle, up to the end of the 20th century, when Ljubljana became the capital of an independent Slovenia.
This week’s search through the archives has come back with a set of postcards from Škofja Loka (Bischoflack in German, as seen in some examples), the first town in Carnolia to get electric lighting and home to the Cappuchin Bridge, the oldest such structure in Slovenia.