- Population: 2,063,000
- Position: Slovenia lies in the North of the Mediterranean and the extreme South of Central Europe
- Area: 20,273 km2
- Government: Slovenia is a Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic
- Capital city: Ljubljana, population: 280,000
- Membership of int. organisations: Slovenia is a member of numerous organizations such as European Union, NATO, Council of Europe, the World Trade Organization, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the Schengen Agreement and other global organizations
- Official language: The official language is Slovene, plus Italian and Hungarian in the ethnically mixed areas
- Religion: The majority of the population is Roman Catholic
- Currency: Euro (EUR)
- Climate: Mediterranean, Pannonian, Alpine
- Time: Central European Time (UTC + 1), Central European Summer Time (UTC + 2)
- Average daily temperatures in Ljubljana: July 26°C, January 2°C
- Neighbouring countries: Croatia, Austria, Italy and Hungary
- Length of coastline: 46.6 km
- Highest peak: Triglav 2,864 m
Slovenia, very green and diverse country between the Mediterranean and the Alps, boasts all the beauties of the Old World. When you want to learn about Europe in one stroke, come to Slovenia. In just 20,273 square kilometres there are wonderful Alps, charming coastline, pristine lakes, breath-taking crystal clear rivers, thermal springs, beautiful valleys, magnificent Karst cave world, antique castles, medieval cities, ancient villages, and countless vineyards with top quality wines.
Here in this small and easily covered area one can find 4 geographic regions, 3 climate regions and 3 wine growing regions.
This is Slovenia, compact and astonishing, a diversity of Europe in miniature. More diverse experiences await you all year round than can be found anywhere else.
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12 reasons to visit!
Not many countries can offer such a wide variety of amazing possibilities like the Balkan countries can. Here below we have put together twelve reasons why you should visit Slovenia. These are top things to know about this wonderful green and diverse country, but they are not the only reasons why we find Slovenia so special. There are of course many many more. So drop everything and come and see it for yourself.