—  City and Municipality  —
Franc Bernik's Culture Centre in Domžale
Location of the Municipality of Domžale in Slovenia
Domžale is located in Slovenia
Location of the Town of Domžale in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°08′N 14°36′E / 46.133°N 14.6°E / 46.133; 14.6Coordinates: 46°08′N 14°36′E / 46.133°N 14.6°E / 46.133; 14.6
Country  Slovenia
 - Mayor Toni Dragar
 - Total 72.3 km2 (27.9 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1]
 - Total 32,205
 - Density 445.4/km2 (1,153.7/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02)
Area code(s) 01
Website Official website

Domžale (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality and city Slovenia. Domžale is known today for its flourishing small businesses, agriculture, and light industry (Količevo Paper Mill, Tosama, Helios). It is the site of the renaissance Krumperk Castle. It has a lively traditional music scene.

The municipality lies near the foothills of the Kamnik Alps and is crossed by the river Kamniška Bistrica that originates in these Alps. Its landscape is characterized by forested hills and agricultural plains.

The Domžale radio transmitter, the most powerful transmitter in Slovenia, is located near the town of Domžale. It operates on medium wave frequency 918 kHz that can be received at night throughout Europe. As an aerial it uses a 161 metre high guyed steel tube mast.


Boroughs (Municipality of Domžale)

  • Dob
  • Jarše-Rodica
  • Krtina
  • Preserje pri Radomljah
  • Radomlje
  • Rova
  • Homec-Nožice
  • Dragomelj-Pšata
  • Prelog
  • Ihan
  • Toma Brejca Vir
  • Slavka Šlandra (Downtown)
  • Simona Jenka (Študa)
  • Venclja Perka (Stob)

Districts (Municipalities)



The remains of an ice-age hunter's dwelling found at Babja jama in Gorjuša date to 15,000 BP. There is archaeological evidence of a pre-Roman Illyrian and Celtic settlement. Roman finds date to the time of the road connecting Aquileia, Æmona (today Ljubljana, and Celeia (today Celje). The area is first mentioned in documents datint to the 12th century. A local nobleman and owner of Krumperk Castle, Adam Ravbar, was a victor in the Battle of Sisak in 1593, in which the Ottoman army was defeated.

Economic development accelerated in the 19th century with the industrialization of the local craft of straw weaving (Slovene: slamnikarstvo).


  • Bernik, Franc. Zgodovina fare Domžale, 2 vols. Kamnik, 1923; Groblje, 1939.
  • Klobčar, Marjana. Občina Domžale (Etnološka topografija slovenskega etničnega ozemlja - 20. stoletje). Ljubljana: Znanstveni inštitut Filozofske fakultete, 1989.

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