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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 short border 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 by Slavs in the sixth century AD. Slovenia came under Austrian control after 1335 and joined the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes (later Yugoslavia) in 1918. During World War II Slovenia was divided among Germany, Italy, and Hungary, but returned to Yugoslavia after the war. Slovenia declared its independence from Yugoslavia in June 1991. Ljubljana is the capital and largest city. Population: 2,010,000.
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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 (MORE)

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.

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 (MORE)

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 (MORE)

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 Pretori (MORE)

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 c (MORE)

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 (MORE)

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 six (MORE)

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 (MORE)

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 sof (MORE)

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 loc (MORE)

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 (MORE)

Why did Serbia invade Slovenia and Croatia?

They never did. Slovenia and Croatia declared independence from Yugoslavia first, which the Yugoslavia army opposed, starting a 8-day war in Slovenia and a war in Croatia lasting 2-3 years. Serbia didn't exist at the time. It was just a republic in Yugoslavia. Serbia became a proper country when (MORE)

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 deff (MORE)

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 Decemb (MORE)

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 ri (MORE)

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.