Bled (German: Veldes or field) is the name of a municipality on Lake Bled ( "Lake Bled", Slovenian Blejsko jezero) in the northwestern part of Slovenia - located a few kilometers south of the Austrian border and about 50 km northwest of the capital Ljubljana (Ljubljana). The at an altitude of about 500 m. i. J. situated Bled itself is health resort and has 5164 inhabitants (2002), the entire community had 8,192 inhabitants on 1 January 2014.