Official nameRepublic of Slovenia
Name in local languageRepublika Slovenija (sl)
SubcontinentEuropean Union
Population (ranking: 152e)2,084,301 inhabitants (2019)
Population growth0.82 % / year
Area20,271 km²
Density102.82 inhabitants / km²
GDP (ranking: 85e)54.235 billions $USD (2018)
GDP/capita (ranking)26,234 $USD (2018)
GDP growth4.50 % / year (2018)
Life expectancy (ranking)81.20 years (2018)
Birth rate9.80 ‰ (2017)
Fertility rate1.62 children / woman (2017)
Death rate (ranking)9.90 ‰ (2017)
Infant mortality rate (ranking)2.10 ‰ (2017)
Literacy rate99.70 % (2015)
Official languagesSlovene
CurrencyEuro (€ EUR)
HDI (ranking: 36e)0.902 / 1 (2018)
EPI (ranking)67.57 (2018)
GovernmentUnitary parliamentary constitutional republic
Head of StatePresident Borut Pahor
National Day25 June (Independence from Yugoslavia in 1991)
Tourists (ranking)3,586,038 people (2017)
Slovenia – small

Slovenia is a Central European country member of the European Union (since May 2004) and a former republic of the Yugoslavia. It is bordered by the Adriatic Sea, Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia.

Triglav, plus haut sommet de Slovénie
Triglav, highest mountain in Slovenia. Photo: Andrejj
Le Lent, à Maribor
The Lent, historic district of Maribor, on the banks of the Drava. Photo: Andrej Jakobčič
Ljubljana, capitale of Slovenia
Ljubljana, capitale of Slovenia. Photo: Marcel Haring
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Urban areas (2017)
Urban areasPopulation
Ljubljana539,672 inhabitants
Maribor111,079 inhabitants
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See also