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Republic of Slovenia
Republika Slovenija  (Slovene)
FlagCoat of arms
Anthem: Zdravljica 
A Toast[i]

Location of  Slovenia  (dark green)– in Europe  (green & dark grey)– in the European Union  (green)
Location of  Slovenia  (dark green)

– in Europe  (green & dark grey)
– in the European Union  (green)

Capital
and largest city
Ljubljana
46°03′N14°30′E / 46.050°N 14.500°E / 46.050; 14.500
Official languagesSlovene
Ethnic groups (2002[4])
DemonymSlovene
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary
constitutional republic
 • PresidentBorut Pahor
 • Prime MinisterMiro Cerar
LegislatureParliament
 • Upper houseNational Council
 • Lower houseNational Assembly
Establishment
 • State of Slovenes,
Croats and Serbs

becomes independent

29 October 1918 
 • Kingdom of Serbs,
Croats and Slovenes
(Kingdom of Yugoslavia)

4 December 1918 
 • Yugoslavia becomes a republic29 November 1945 
 • Independence from Yugoslavia25 June 1991[5] 
 • Joined the European Union1 May 2004 
Area
 • Total20,273 km2 (154th)
7,827 sq mi
 • Water (%)0.7[6]
Population
 • 2015 estimate2,063,077[7] (144th)
 • 2002 census1,964,036
 • Density101.8[8]/km2 (106th)
262/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
 • Total$66.126 billion[9] (97th)
 • Per capita$32,027[9] (38th)
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
 • Total$44.122 billion[9]
 • Per capita$21,369[9]
Gini (2014)Negative increase 25.0[10]
low ·3rd
HDI (2014)Increase 0.880[11]
very high ·25th
CurrencyEuro ()[ii] (EUR)
Time zoneCET(UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Date formatdd. mm. yyyy
Drives on theright
Calling code+386
ISO 3166 codeSI
Internet TLD.si[iii]
  1. ^Melody by Stanko Premrl.[Note 1]
  2. ^Slovenian tolar prior to 2007.
  3. ^Also .eu, shared with other European Union member states.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of October 9, 2016


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