Where is Slovenia?

Slovenia is a European country covering 20,273.00 km2 of which 0.60% is water and 20,151.00 km2 is land. This makes it the 45th smallest country in the world and slightly smaller than New Jersey. Its geographic coordinates are 46 07 N, 14 49 E and Ljubljana is the capital city.

Slovenia has a 1,211.00 km border with Austria (299 km), Croatia (600 km), Hungary (94 km) and Italy (218 km). Slovenia and Croatia have both claimed sovereignty over Piranski Bay and four villages, ever since the breakup of Yugoslavia.

The name Slovenia is derived from "slovo", meaning "people who speak the same language".

Its ISO code is SI.

Geography

It is located in south Central Europe. Slovenia has a mean elevation of 492 m above sea level.

It has a tropical monsoon climate with few temperate extremes. Its terrain is mixed, with mountains, valleys, and lowlands.

Population

Slovenia has a population of 1,978,029 making it the 147th largest in the world. The country has a fairly evenly distributed population.

Slovenian is the official and most widely spoken language. The major ethnic group is Slovene. The majority of the population identifies as Roman Catholic.

The dialing code for the country is 386.

Government

Slovenia is an independent country. It gained independence when Yugoslavia dissolved in 1991. Its constitution was last ratified in 1991.

Economy

Factoring in Purchasing Power Parity, Slovenia's GDP is $68,350,000,000.00 (USD) with $33,100.00 (USD) per capita. This makes it the 98th largest economy and its citizens the 55th richest in the world. The currency of Slovenia is the Euro (EUR).

Its major export partners are Germany, Italy, and Austria. Its main exports are manufactured goods, machinery and transport equipment, chemicals, and food. Its major import partners are Germany, Italy, and Austria. Its major imports include machinery, manufactured goods, and chemicals.