Slovenia travel guide



Slovenia is located in Southern Europe part of Europe. It's total area is 20K km² and 61.4% of it is forest area. As of 2022 it has a total population of 2.1M. 55.8% lives in cities whereas 44.2% lives in rural areas.
Slovenia ( (listen) sloh-VEE-nee-ə; Slovene: Slovenija [slɔˈʋèːnija]), officially the Republic of Slovenia (Slovene: Republika Slovenija , abbr.: RS), is a country in Central Europe. It is bordered by Italy to the west, Austria to the north, Hungary to the northeast, Croatia to the southeast, and the Adriatic Sea to the southwest. Slovenia is mostly mountainous and forested, covers 20,271 square kilometres (7,827 sq mi), and has a population of 2.1 million (2,110,547 people). Slovenes constitute over 80% of the country's population. Slovene, a South Slavic language, is the official language. Slovenia has a predominantly temperate continental climate, with the exception of the Slovene Littoral and the Julian Alps. A sub-mediterranean climate reaches to the northern extensions of the Dinaric Alps that traverse the country in a northwest–southeast direction. The Julian Alps in the northwest have an alpine climate. Toward the northeastern Pannonian Basin, a continental climate is more pronounced. Ljubljana, the capital and largest city of Slovenia, is geographically situated near the centre of the country.Slovenia has historically been the crossroads of Slavic, Germanic, and Romance languages and cultures. Its territory has been part of many different states: the Roman Empire, the Byzantine Empire, the Carolingian Empire, the Holy Roman Empire, the Kingdom of Hungary, the Republic of Venice, the Illyrian Provinces of Napoleon's First French Empire, the Austrian Empire, and the Austro-Hungarian Empire. In October 1918, the Slovenes co-founded the State of Slovenes, Croats, and Serbs. In December 1918, they merged with the Kingdom of Serbia into the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. During World War II, Germany, Italy, and Hungary occupied and annexed Slovenia, with a tiny area transferred to the Independent State of Croatia, a newly declared Nazi puppet state. In 1945, it again became part of Yugoslavia. Post-war, Yugoslavia was allied with the Eastern Bloc, but after the Tito–Stalin split of 1948, it never subscribed to the Warsaw Pact, and in 1961 it became one of the founders of the Non-Aligned Movement. In June 1991, Slovenia became the first republic to split from Yugoslavia and become an independent sovereign state.Slovenia is a developed country, with a high-income economy ranking highly in the Human Development Index. The Gini coefficient rates its income inequality among the lowest in the world. It is a member of the United Nations, the European Union, the Eurozone, the Schengen Area, the OSCE, the OECD, the Council of Europe, and NATO.

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💬 Languages

Slovenian is the official language.

💵 Currencies

The official currency is Euro [1 USD = 0.922 EUR].

🏧 Cash / Credit card usage

As credit cards are not widely used in Slovenia, we suggest you to carry cash during your travels [2017: %42.16510952]. Approximately there are a total of 🏧 1.7K ATM's in Slovenia.

🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Tourism

In 2019, 4.7M tourists arrived to Slovenia. In 2019, tourism has contributed to Slovenia economy with a total of 3.2B $ income (%7.1).

📱 Bandwidth

Mobile internet & wifi is fast with 70.65 Mbps. Broadband is fast with 93.47 Mbps.

Mobile & Wifi (2.47 / 10)

Broadband (3.26 / 10)

☀️ Climate

Averag yearly temperature is ❄️ 9 °C and cold. Current 3 months (April, May and June) average is 🌤️ 13 °C and warm. Current season (spring) is ❄️ 9 °C and cold.
Yearly average9 °C ❄️
3 month average13 °C 🌤️
Spring average9 °C ❄️
Summer average18 °C 🌤️
Fall average10 °C ❄️
Winter average0 °C ❄️
About seasons: Remember that seasons in Southern Hemisphere are opposite of the Northern one. This means that in Argentina and Australia, winter begins in June. Currently season averages are rendered according Northern Hemisphere.

📈 Economics

In 2022, gross national income (GNI) was 62B $ and with %-1 decrease GNI per capita was 30K $. In 2022, consumer inflation was calculated as %8.8.

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