Ljubljana is the Capital city of Slovenia. It forms a community of Ljubljana city, divided into 17 districts.
The origin of the modern name of the city remains unclear. According to the latest explanations (Stich, 2010), the root ljub- Slavic origin, the name of the town derives from Ljubíja, the Ljubljanica river (the modern form was first mentioned in the XVI century P. Trubar). Over time, the original Ljubijane transformed in Ljubljana.
The German name Laibach town (first mentioned in the XII century) – Laibach likely comes from Labach: from the Bavarian “swamp”. The document 1146 settlement known under the name of the Slovenian-Romanesque Luwigana. Other versions derive the name from the Latin aluviana.