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Slovenia is a country, and therefore not the capital of anything. Its capital is Ljubljana.
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Who is the President of Slovenia?

Borut Pahor is the President of Slovenia. Pahor became the fourth President of the Republic of Slovenia in 2012 December 22. He was previously the Prime Minister from 21 November 2008 to 10 February 2012.

How to get from Venice to Slovenia?

Take a train from Venice Santa Lucia to Ljubljana. There are 2 a day and the journey is usually 4 hours. Alternatively take the train to Trieste in Italy and get the bus from there.. There is even a better and quicker way. There exists Ferry Crossing Venice to Izola with the "Prince of Venice" and Vice Versa. This is a great 2-3 hour trip with fantastic views.

What is the GDP of Slovenia?

GDP (purchasing power parity):$54.67 billion (2007 est.). GDP (official exchange rate):$46.08 billion (2007 est.). GDP - real growth rate:6.1% (2007 est.). GDP - per capita (PPP):$27,200 (2007 est.). GDP - composition by sector: agriculture: 2%, industry: 34.4%, services: 63.5% (2007 est.)

What is your name in Slovenia?

Kako ti je ime ? (translation) The above would be impolite, as by definition (i.e. you're asking the person's name), you don't know them and should therefore use the formal "Kako vam je ime?"

What Slovenia is famous for?

Slovenia is famous for many things. For example its wines, limestone caves, world cup skiing competitions, castles, karst, the biggest ski jump in the world - Planica and many other things.

Where is Slovenia?

Slovenia is a country in central Europe with a short coast (46km)on the Adriatic Sea. It is bordered by Austria to the north,Croatia in the south, Italy to the west and it shares a shortborder with Hungary to the northeast. In ancient times Illyrian and Celtic peoples inhabited the area,which was ruled by Rome after the first century BC. and settled bySlavs in the sixth century AD. Slovenia came under Austrian controlafter 1335 and joined the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes(later Yugoslavia) in 1918. During World War II Slovenia wasdivided among Germany, Italy, and Hungary, but returned toYugoslavia after the war. Slovenia declared its independence fromYugoslavia in June 1991. Ljubljana is the capital and largest city.Population: 2,010,000.

What is the climate in Slovenia?

Slovenia has 3 distinct regions: Mountainous/Alpine, continental and Mediteranean. Temperatures in the mountains are cold as in the rest of the European Alps. Temperatures in the continental region (most of the country) have cold winters (often below 0°c) and hot, often very hot summers (often above 30°c). The small Mediteranean region (cities of Koper and Piran) have milder winters (rarely below 0°c) and very slightly cooler summers (sometimes above 30°c).\n. \nThe climate in Slovenia is similar to northern Italy, northern Spain or the south of France with the exception of the mountainous region which is closer to that of Austria and Switzerland

What is the climate of Slovenia?

As with any country it depends on the part of the country you are talking about. Although Slovenia is a small country (only around 20,000 square kilometres) it has 3 distict climates. Along the coast near the cities of Koper and Trieste (Italy) there is a Mediterraneum climate with hot summers and mild winters. In the mountain areas in the north near the cities of Ljubljana (the capital) and the resort of Bled the climate is Alpine but temperatures in summer often rise above 30c. The remainder of the country has a continental climate with hot summers and often freezing winters.

How do you get the Slovenia passport?

VISA: For foreign citizens Visa is required. Exception: - visa is not required for holders of diplomatic and service passports up to 120 days (Official Gazette RS No.65/93). Visa applicants can apply for visa at the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany P.O. Box 2023 Pretoria 0001 Tel: (0027 12) 427 89 00 FAX: (0027 12) 343 94 01 E-Mail: GermanEmbassyPretoria(at)gonet.co.za Konzularni oddelek: "Hadefield" Building B, first floor 1237 Pretorius Street, Hatfield Pretoria 0083. Tel: (0027 12) 427 89 99 FAX: (0027 12) 427 89 84 E-Mail: GermanEmbassyPretoria.legal(at)gonet.co.za and Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany P.O. Box 4273 Cape Town 8000 FAX: (0027 21) 421 04 00 E-Mail: info(at)germanconsulatecapetown.co.za URL: http://www.kapstadt.diplo.de Passport: Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Egipt ( Africa ) . Spletna stran: http://www.mzz.gov.si/en/representations_abroad_and_information_on_countries/africa/egypt/ . You can apply for passport in Belgium too. .

What is the temperature in Slovenia?

The warmest month of Slovenia is July. During this time in Slovenia the average temperature is 21 C°. The coldest month is January, with an average national daytime temperature of - 2 C°. Most of the rain falls in March and April and then again in October and November.

How do you travel to Slovenia?

Much the same as in other countries.\n. \nThere are trains throughout the country and connecting Slovenia with Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia.\n. \nThere are many roads and motorways/freeways\n. \nThere are airports in different cities but because the country is small air travel within the country isn't common.\n. \nBuses connect cities across the country.

Does Slovenia have a president?

Yes, Slovenia has both a president and prime minister. In 2011, the Prime Minister of Slovenia is Borut Pahor, while Danilo Türk is the president of Slovenia in 2011.

What is Slovenia known for?

Slovenia is known for its diversity. From high mountains to the sea, with lots of caves (like Postojna cave) and other naturalmonuments. Slovenia has lots of natural parks (Like Triglav national park). If you thing about food, you should try "potica" (it's cake consisting of a sheet of pastry spread with a rich filling and rolled up). It is known for its breeding of white horses named Lipicanec.

When was Slovenia founded?

The Republic of Slovenia is located in the southern part of CentralEurope and was founded on June 25, 1991. The capital of Slovenia isLjubljana.

What is Slovenia seal?

Blue crest, on two bottom sides circled by a red line, on the crest white emblem of three mountain peaks that represent mount Triglav, highest mountain in Slovenia. The bottom of the white field is broken with two wavy blue lines, that represent rivers and sea, and above the mountain peak, three sixpointed golden stars form a downturned triangle. These stars are taken from the crest fo the counts of Cilia, an important medieval family from Slovenia. See it at the related link below.

Is Slovenia landlocked?

No. It has a short coastline in the Adriatic Sea, which has a major port of Koper (Capodistria), and some developed tourist towns, such as Portoroz, Piran, Izola etc.

Does Slovenia have democracy?

Yes, a parliamentary democracy, very simmilar to German system, with varoius political parties contedning for majority.

Does Slovenia have Halloween?

Slovenia traditionally celebrates the All Hallow's Day (Halloween is actually All Hallow's eve) in a different way then for instance USA. The origins of the holiday are the same, since this is belived to be a day when the dead visit the earth, but in Slovenia, as in many other countries, this is the time to remember the departed and show respects to them. November 1st is a bank holiday, called "The day of rememberance of the dead" and Slovenians traditionaly visit cemetaries on that day to pay their respects. It must be stated that even before capitalism came to Eatern Europe, this holiday was already becomming very commercial and florists and candle makers make huge profit out of it. In recent years, however, the commercialized American version of Halloween is celebrated more and more often to much dismay of ethnologists. In Slovenia Halloween is called The nigt of the Withces (Noč Čarovnic). The origins of this name are unclear, but possibly it came to the country only trough the cinema. When the first Halloween movie came out, Slovene audience woudl of course not understand it's meaning if it was transleted directly into "All Hallows Eve", so a name "Night of the Witches" was used. This has some loose base in the ethnology, since Central Europe had it's own "Night of the Witches", but that was on Walburga's eve, the night before May 1st. The strange change of it's name had some effect on the way Halloween is celebrated in Slovenia, since it's more about Witches then being a day for a mascerade. Some tourist destination for instance offer "Wizards and Withces" balls. Slovenia also traditionally has a holiday that is very simmilar to American Halloween. It is Pust (the Carneval) celebrated just bofere the lent period (40 days before Ester - that is in the end of February or begiining of March, depending on the moon cycles). It begins on Saturday and ends on Ahs Wednesday. It is a time of mascerades and trick'or'treating and several different traditional events take place. For instance the demonic "Kurent" processions in Ptuj, or the processions of traditional masks "Laufarji" in Cerkno. It is a time when authority over the country is given to the Carnival prince (called Pust) and people are allowed to be wild and disrespectful to the authority. The celebrations end with Pust being put to trial (on Tuesday) as a culprit for everything that is going wrong in the country. Being found guilty he is traditionally executed (a straw doll is burned for instance) and buried with much protocol on Ash Wednesday.

What are the superstitions of Slovenia?

Superstitions of Slovenia are: 1. GOOD LUCK - to see a spider / elephent / pig / cuckoo / ladybird - a four-leaf clover - to accidentally broke a cup or plate - to grab a chimney-sweep and make a wish 2. BAD LUCK -to kill a spider - a black rat - an owl - to break a mirror

Is Helios in Slovenia?

Yes. Helios is a Slovenian chemical company which is researching, developing and manufacturing paints, oils, resins and other chemical substances.

What are the industries of Slovenia?

Slovenia has a strong chemical andpharmaceutical industry, ferrous metallurgy and aluminum production, electronics industry (including military electronics), automotive industry (vehicles and parts), electric power equipment industry, textile industry, machine tools industry, IT industry (mainly software)...

How expensive is Slovenia?

It has average prices in Europe. In capital (Ljubljana) you can get coffee for 1€ and up to 2,5€, pizza in restaurant is cca. 10€. If you buy supplies in stores like Tuš or Mercator you'll get them for cheapest price..

Does Slovenia vote?

Yes, Slovenia votes every year at the Eurovision Song Contest, usually awarding Croatia 12 points :-) But seriously, Slovenian citizens vote at the elections. Most important are the elections for the National Parliament (every four years, recently in September 2008), election for the mayors and local council members (also every four years, to be held in the autumn 2010) and elections for the national President (every 5 years). The president does not have an executive power, so these elections are not as important as e.g. presidential election in the U.S.: parliamentary elections are much more important since the Parliament is electing the Government, headed by the Prime Minister who has the real power. While national Parliament consists solely from the MPs elected from the lists submitted by major parties (+ 2 members from Italian and Hungarian national minorities), municipal councils usually consist of many (even majority) of members who are elected through alternative lists, not submitted by a registered party but by a "group of citizens". Due to rather low threshold for conducting a national referendum, they are also rather common, at least every few years. The results can be obligatory for the Parliament, when the voters are deciding whether to accept or reject certain legal act (it can be held before or after voting in the Parliament) or optional in case when the voters are only consulted about certain issue. The referendum issues can range from rather "normal" issues (e.g. What electoral formula would you prefer: a proportional representation or plurality), to controversial ("Are healthy women eligible to get pregnant using bio-medical techniques?") to complex issues far exceeding average voter capacity ("Shall Republic of Slovenia finance construction of the 3rd block of a thermal power plant Trbovlje?").

How wealthy is Slovenia?

We are actually quite wealthy... GDP (PPP). 2008 estimate. -. Total. $59.413 billion [2] (82nd). -. Per capita. $29,520 [2] (30th). GDP (nominal). 2008 estimate. -. Total. $54.639 billion [2] (69th). -. Per capita. $27,148 [2] (31st). Gini (2007). 28.4 (low). HDI (2007). ▲ 0.929 (very high) (29th). By Wikipedia By information from World Bank we are 25th richest in world... Best regards !

Is Slovenia in Russia?

No Slovenia is a part of central Europe and it`s neighbours are Italy, Croatia, Austria and Hungary. Allthough it was a part of the former Yugoslavia and therefore considered a part of the Eastern block.

How did Slovenia get its name?

The name for the nation, Slovenes, was mentioned by a protestant priest and author Primoz Trubar in 1550s, describing the nation that lived in several different lands of the Austrian Empire. The origin of this name is not exactly known to me, but two possible origins spring to mind. The word is deffinetly linked to the word Slavs (Or Slovani in Slovene language), which represent a group of nations. One possibility is that the nation was named thus because it was the Westernmost nation of the southern Slavic nations, and the neighbours just called them "Slavs". This idea might explain why the Slovaks in the nord have been named in the same way. (Slovaks and Slovenes in their respective native tongues both call themselves exactly the same - Slovenci) . The other possible explanation is that the word "Slovo" in ancient Slavic meant "Word". The word Slav, and possibly Slovenian come out of this. People used this name for those people who could speak their "Word", their language. It is interesting that Slovenes as many other Slavic use a word "Nemci" for German people, the word in fact means "The mute ones", which indicates that they did not speak the same language. It must be stressed that the word "Nemci" is in no way insulting, it is the official word for Gemans still. . The name Slovenia for the land where Slovenes live is derived from the name of the nation and it came much later. Slovenes in Austria lived in several different lands, Carniola, Styria, Istria, Gorizia and Carinthia. In 19th century, when awarenes of nationhood arised, authors started to use the word Slovenija to describe the entire territory where Slovenes live, thus uniting the nation under one banner. Officialy the word was first used in print by a Slovene poet Jovan Vesel Koseski.

Who rules Slovenia?

Slovenia has both a Prime Minister and a president. In 2011, the Prime Minister of Slovenia is Borut Pahor, while Danilo Türk is the president of Slovenia in 2011.

What is the religion in Slovenia?

Roman Catholic - 57,8 % Undeclared - 22,8 % Atheist - 10,1 % Other - 9,3 % Source: Statistical office of the Republic of Slovenia

Is it hot in Slovenia?

Not always. In 2013 it was cold one day, hot another(very unusual). Weather changes. It's usually hot in June, July...nothing much. Use this link for your questions about weather in Slovenia. http://www.weather-forecast.com/locations/Ljubljana/forecasts/latest

Who runs Slovenia?

Slovenia is a parliamentary representative democracy. The executive power is in the hands of Government of Slovenia, which is currently ruled by the first female leader Alenka Bratušek. .

What mountains do they have in Slovenia?

The Republic of Slovenia is a nation state bordering Italy,Austria, Croatia and Hungary. The mountains include theAlps and the Dinaric Mountains . The higest peak (Triglav)is 2864m or 9396ft high. The countries average height above sealevel is 557m or 1,827ft.

What animals are there in Slovenia?

Bears, mosquitoes, grasshoppers...dogs- loads of dogs- cats...forest animals, I guess, 'cause they have forests, some sea animals 'cause there is some coastland.

How does Slovenia live?

If you mean, how Slovenian people live, well, they have a great life in Slovenia. Sure, there's some poor people and some rich people.

Where is the laundromat in Slovenia?

Slovenia is one of the main manufacturers of washing machines in Europe, therefore everyone has their own in their house. Another reason is that Slovenians are very clean people and dislike the idea of communal washing. However, there may be very few, but only in the capital city, Ljubljana.

How large is Slovenia?

Modern Slovenia covers an area of 20,273 square kilometres (7,827 square miles) , of which 40% is elevated land mass.

Is there a Starbucks in Slovenia?

No there is not, as of 2014. However there is a Facebook grouptrying to get Starbucks to open a location there. It currently has81 Likes.

When were founding Slovenia?

Slovenia has declared independence on 25 June 1991 after a referendum that was held on 23 December 1990 where more than 88% of voters voted for independence. Because of these events there are two public holidays in Slovenia: - Statehood Day (25 June 1991) and - Independence and Unity Day (26 December 1990 - the day that referendum results were proclaimed)

What is Slovenia known as?

Slovenia is known as Slovenia to English speakers. To people from Slovenia and other parts of former Yugoslavia it is known as Slovenija.

Is Slovenia cold?

It gets cold usually in November, and cold lasts up to January(results vary, as weather is not constant). It can get cold, about 10 Celsius below zero sometimes(was so in 2012/13 - very cold, maybe record). Some years are colder, some are hotter...as long as you have appropriate clothes, it's all right. Usually it gets to the freezing point (0 Celsius).

Where is the capital of Slovenia?

The capital of Slovenia is Ljubujana, which is also the largest city in the country. It is located in the middle of the country and attracts many visitors.