- population: 16.000 (the municipality), 7.500 (the city Vrhnika)
- climate: typical continental climate
- altitude: 290 m
Vrhnika is located in Central Slovenia region on the western edge of Ljubljana Marsh. It is one of the 'greenest' municipalities in the country (the first Slovenian Zero waste municipality, The green municipality 2011). Its landscape is also green, featuring Ljubljana Marsh, surrounding hills, and Ljubljanica river. The river rises at Vrhnika and characterizes the province.
Vrhnika offers many opportunities to discover both nature and culture here, where the Marsh and the Karst region meet. Visitors are also attracted by numerous different events, possibilities for recreation and sports, which all ensure the welfare and health of body and mind.