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Information about Slovenia

Geography of Slovenia

The Republic of Slovenia is a state in the southern part of Central Europe, the Eastern part of Alps, in the North-Western part of Balkan peninsula. Slovenia borders on Italy (west), Austria (north), Hungary (north, east), Croatia (east, south)...

History of Slovenia

The ancestors of the Slovenians are the Slavic tribes who settled here in the 6th century AD. In the 7th century they formed the state of Carantania. This was on of the first Slavonic states in Europe. In the 8th century Caranatania accepted...

Capital of Slovenia

Ljublana (328 000 inhabitants) is not the biggest city in Europe, but a very beautiful one. The city is situated on the both banks of the Ljublanitsa river. The Old City is famous for its castle (11th century) and the buildings of that time. Small streets

Political system of Slovenia

Slovenia is a parliamentary democratic republic. The President is the head of the state. The president is chosen every 5 years by means of elections. The Prime-Minister is the Head of the...

Language of Slovenia

The official language is Slovenian. The Slovenian language reminds a bit of Russian, that is why when the Russian tourists come to the country they easily get accustomed to the language and begin to understand phrases and separate...

Currency of Slovenia

After Slovenia had entered the European Union, Euro became the national currency. Today the functional currency of Montenegro is Euro. There are 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 Euro notes, 1-2 Euro coins as well as 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 Cent coins.

Religion of Slovenia

In comparison with other former Yugoslavian republics Slovenia has the most homogeneous ethnic population: 91% are Slovenians, 3% - Croats, 2% - Serbs, 1% - representatives of Muslim nationalities. On the Adriatic coast there is a small Italian...

Population of Slovenia

The population of this small country is only 2 million people; in comparison with the neighbor republics the population of Slovenia is quite homogeneous. The major part of population is represented by Slovenians, there are representatives of other...

Climate of Slovenia

Climate of the republic is moderate continental, different in the mountains of the Eastern part of Slovenia from the climate on the seacoast. The North-western mountainous area has temperatures of +22 during the day and +8 during the night...

Flora & Fauna of Slovenia

The vegetation of Slovenia will impress you by its diversity – forests and thickets, vast fields and sunny meadows, alpine pastures and green hills, where a lot of protected plants are to be found. All in all you can find here 3167 species of...