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Slovenia - Facts and Information

Guest Author - Lisa Shea

Short Name: Slovenia

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


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