Slovenia

Official nameRepublic of Slovenia
Name in local languageRepublika Slovenija (sl)
ContinentEurope
SubcontinentEuropean Union
Population (ranking: 153e)2,070,050 inhabitants (2018)
Population growth0.19 % / year
Area20,271 km²
Density102.12 inhabitants / km²
GDP (ranking: 87e)48.770 billions $USD (2017)
GDP/capita (ranking)23,597 $USD (2017)
GDP growth5.00 % / year (2017)
Life expectancy (ranking)80.85 years (2017)
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: 37e)0.896 / 1 (2017)
EPI (ranking)67.57 (2018)
GovernmentUnitary parliamentary constitutional republic
Head of StatePresident Borut Pahor
National Day25 June (Independence from Yugoslavia in 1991)
ISO CodesSI, SVN
DemonymSlovene
Tourists (ranking)3,586,038 people (2017)
Slovénie – petite

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 de la Slovénie
Ljubljana, capitale of Slovenia
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Urban areas (2017)
Urban areasPopulation
Ljubljana539,672 inhabitants
Maribor111,079 inhabitants
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See also