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Slovenia

Official English Name: Republic of Slovenia

Official Local Name(s): Republika Slovenija

Common English Name: Slovenia

Capital: Ljubljana

REGION
South-Central Europe
NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
Italy (West)
Austria (North)
Hungary (Northeast)
Croatia (South)
NEIGHBORING BODIES OF WATER
Adriatic Sea (Southwest)
TOTAL AREA
20,273 km2 (99.4% land, 0.6% water)
TOTAL LAND BOUNDARIES
1,086 km
TOTAL COASTLINE
46.6 km
CLIMATE
Mediterranean on coast
Continental climate toward the east
TERRAIN
Coastal plains in the west
Alpine region in the north
Valleys
Rivers to the east
HIGHEST POINT
Triglav (2,864 m)
LOWEST POINT
Sea Level
NATURAL RESOURCES
Lignite coal
Lead
Zinc
Building stone
Hydropower
Forests
NATURAL DISASTERS
Flooding
Earthquakes
DEMONYM
Slovene
LARGEST ETHNIC GROUPS
Slovene (87.4%)
Bosniak (4.3%)
Serb (2.8%)
Croat (1.7%)
German (0.6%)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S)
Slovenian
Italian
Hungarian
OTHER MAJOR LANGUAGE(S)
Serbo-Croatian
LARGEST RELIGIOUS GROUPS
Atheist (41.9%)
Roman Catholic (38.3%)
Other Christian (7.0%)
Orthodox (4.1%)
Muslim (4.5%)
POPULATION
1,978,029
LARGEST CITY
Ljubljana (288,179)
OTHER MAJOR CITIES
Maribor (110,543)
GOVERNMENT TYPE
Parliamentary Republic
HEAD OF STATE
President Borut Pahor
HEAD OF GOVERNMENT
Prime Minister Miro Cerar
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS
200 Municipalities
11 Urban municipalities
INDEPENDENCE GAINED
25 June 1991 (from Yugoslavia)
NATIONAL SYMBOL
Mount Triglav
NATIONAL ANTHEM
Zdravljica
GDP PER CAPITA
$31,000 (USD)
CURRENCY
€ (Euro)
EXCHANGE RATE
$1 (USD) = €0.94
INTERNET COUNTRY CODE
.si
TELEPHONE COUNTRY CODE
+386

Cuisine is a mixture of Central European and Mediterranean dishes.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/si.html (Majority of information)

http://www.stat.si/Popis2011/eng/Popul.aspx?lang=eng (City population data)

https://joshuaproject.net/countries/SI (Ethnic and religious data)

Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)

Information accurate to best of ability as of 30 November 2016