Official nameRepublic of Slovenia
Name in local languageRepublika Slovenija (sl)
SubcontinentEuropean Union
Population (ranking: 151e)2,108,732 inhabitants (2022)
Population growth0.08 % / year
Area20,271 km²
Density104.03 inhabitants / km²
GDP (ranking: 78e)61.526 billions $USD (2021)
GDP/capita (ranking)29,201 $USD (2021)
GDP growth8.10 % / year (2021)
Life expectancy (ranking)80.66 years (2021)
Birth rate9.00 ‰ (2021)
Fertility rate1.64 children / woman (2021)
Death rate (ranking)11.00 ‰ (2021)
Infant mortality rate (ranking)1.80 ‰ (2021)
Literacy rate99.70 % (2015)
Official languagesSlovene
CurrencyEuro (€ EUR)
HDI (ranking: 29e)0.918 / 1 (2021)
EPI (ranking)67.57 (2018)
GovernmentUnitary parliamentary constitutional republic
Head of StatePresident Nataša Pirc Musar
National Day25 June (Independence from Yugoslavia in 1991)
Tourists (ranking)4,702,000 people (2019)
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