Long Name: Republic of Slovenia
Short Name (local): Slovenija
Long Name (local): Republika Slovenija
Member of European Union: Yes, 2004
International Dialing Code: +386
Capital City: Ljubljana
National Tourist Office: Slovenia Tourism
Foreign Embassies in Slovenia: Australia | Canada | U.K. | U.S.
Embassies and Visa Information: In Australia | In Canada | In the U.K. | In the U.S.
Nationality: Noun - Slovene(s), Adjective - Slovenian
Government Type: Parliamentary democratic republic
Ethnic Groups: Slovene 92%, Croat 1%, Serb 0.5%, Hungarian 0.4%, Bosniak 0.3%, other 5.8% (1991)
Religions: Roman Catholic (Uniate 2%) 70.8%, Lutheran 1%, Muslim 1%, atheist 4.3%, other 22.9%
Languages: Slovenian 92%, Serbo-Croatian 6.2%, other 1.8%
Monetary Unit: 1 tolar = 100 stotin
Area: 20,273 sq km – slightly smaller than New Jersey
Climate: Mediterranean climate on the coast, continental climate with mild to hot summers and cold winters in the plateaus and valleys to the east
Population: 2,011,473 (July 2004 est.)
Sex Ratio: 0.95 male(s)/female (2004 est.)
Median Age: 39.8 years, male 38.3 years, female 41.3 years (2004 est.)
Life Expectancy: 75.93 years, male 72.18 years, female 79.92 years (2004 est.)
Population Growth Rate: -0.01% (2004 est.)
Unemployment Rate: 11.2% (2003 est.)
Gross National Income: US$11,830 (2003, World Bank)
Export Commodities: Manufactured goods, machinery and transport equipment, chemicals, food
Export Partners: Germany 19.4%, Italy 13.1%, Austria 11%, France 8.1%, Croatia 7.4%, Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.6% (2003 est.)
Import Commodities: Machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods, chemicals, fuels and lubricants, food
Import Partners: Germany 20.3%, Italy 19.5%, Austria 12.8%, France 10.2% (2003 est.)
Natural Resources: Lignite coal, lead, zinc, mercury, uranium, silver, hydropower, forests
Public Television: RTV Slovenia
Public Radio: RTV Slovenia
Graphics and statistics are public domain courtesy of The CIA World Factbook.
Outline map courtesy of WorldAtlas.com.