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About Slovenia in detail
Where is Slovenia?
Slovenia, in case, if you are looking on the map under the Coordinates 46 03 N 14 31 E otherwise in Europe, in south Central Europe, Julian Alps between Austria and Croatia.
What is the capital city of Slovenia?
The capital city of Slovenia is: Ljubljana.
What is the time in Ljubljana?
It is 6 hours ahead of Washington, D.C. during Standard Time, the timezone of Ljubljana is: UTC+1.
What is the Internet code for Slovenia?
The Top Level Domain (TLD) for Slovenia is: .si
What is the size of Slovenia?
The territory of Slovenia is total: 20,273 sq km; land: 20,151 sq km, water: 122 sq km.
If we want to describe the size of the territory of Slovenia is slightly smaller than New Jersey.
If we would like to walk around and discover Slovenia, we can do that by covering the distance of total: 1,211 km.
What is the water coverage of Slovenia?
We have mentioned already on this website, that what percentage of Slovenia is covered by water (see below), and this includes 46.6 km coastline.
What is the climate like in Slovenia?
The climate of Slovenia is Mediterranean climate on the coast, continental climate with mild to hot summers and cold winters in the plateaus and valleys to the east.
Geographical data of Slovenia
The elevation of Slovenia; mean elevation: 492 m, elevation extremes; lowest point: Adriatic Sea 0 m, highest point: Triglav 2,864 m.
The typical geographical details of Slovenia include a short southwestern coastal strip of Karst topography on the Adriatic; an alpine mountain region lies adjacent to Italy and Austria in the north; mixed mountains and valleys with numerous rivers to the east.
If we would like to describe the countries location from a different point of view, it is safe to say, and easy to read from a map, Slovenia is despite its small size, this eastern Alpine country controls some of Europe's major transit routes.
Resources and land use of Slovenia
The country’s main mined products are lignite, lead, zinc, building stone, hydropower, forests. The population partly uses the earlier highlighted land territory and partly left in its natural state: agricultural land: 22.8%; arable land 8.4%; permanent crops 1.3%; permanent pasture 13.1%; forest: 62.3%; other: 14.9% (2011 estimate).
Population data of Slovenia
The number of inhabitants of Slovenia is 1,978,029 (July 2016 estimate).
If we examine the proportion of population distribution, it is safe to say that a fairly even distribution throughout most of the country, with urban areas attracting larger and denser populations; pockets in the mountainous northwest exhibit less density than elsewhere.
If we are looking at the proportion of the urbanized and barely populated areas, these are the figures: urban population: 49.6% of total population (2015).
Most of the population in Slovenia is concentrated in LJUBLJANA (capital) 279,000 (2014).
Ethnicity in Slovenia
According to ethnicity details, the ethnic groups in this country are the following: Slovene 83.1%, Serb 2%, Croat 1.8%, Bosniak 1.1%, other or unspecified 12% (2002 census).
Spoken languages in Slovenia
The spoken languages in Slovenia are the following: Slovenian (official language) 91.1%, Serbo-Croatian 4.5%, other or unspecified 4.4%, Italian (official language, only in municipalities where Italian national communities reside), Hungarian (official language, only in municipalities where Hungarian national communities reside) (2002 census).
What are the most important religions in Slovenia?
During the general census, researchers examine the churches, according to this: Catholic 57.8%, Muslim 2.4%, Orthodox 2.3%, other Christian 0.9%, unaffiliated 3.5%, other or unspecified 23%, none 10.1% (2002 census).
Further population data of Slovenia
The proportion of gender and age tells a lot about the society as follows 0-14 years: 13.35% (male 136,114 / female 127,904) 15-24 years: 9.58% (male 97,191 / female 92,369) 25-54 years: 43.3% (male 432,824 / female 423,708) 55-64 years: 14.82% (male 144,160 / female 148,903) 65 years and over: 18.95% (male 152,770 / female 222,086) (2016 estimate). It also a significant factor in a society the population growth rate, which in the case of Slovenia is -0.29% (2016 estimate).
The population growth rate is based on two elements, the birth, and the death rate. In Slovenia the birth rate is 8.3 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate), the death rate 11.5 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate).
In this day and age in the developed societies, the first child borns later compared to the previous centuries and decades, so the childbearing is extended. In Slovenia the average age of mothers at the first childbirth is .
In the best case scenario despite the fact that the birth of the children is postponed, the parents are still able to see their kids grow as the life expectancy is also extended. In the case of Slovenia, these figures are . With the introduction of modern medicine, the vaccinations and the proper hygienic conditions, the infant mortality rate is in a steep decline. The infant mortality statistics in Slovenia are the following: . Relevant data is the budget of healthcare, which is in the case of this country is 9.2% of GDP (2014).
Economic data of Slovenia
If we would like to describe a country, we also have to mention its economy; With excellent infrastructure, a well-educated work force, and a strategic location between the Balkans and Western Europe, Slovenia has one of the highest per capita GDPs in Central Europe, despite having suffered a protracted recession in 2008-2009 in tIn March 2004, Slovenia became the first transition country to graduate from borrower status to donor partner at the World Bank. In 2007, Slovenia was invited to begin the process for joining the OECD; it became a member in 2012. However, long-delayed priPrime Minister CERAR’s government took office in September 2014, pledging to press ahead with commitments to privatize a select group of state-run companies, rationalize public spending, and further stabilize the banking sector.
GDP is an important figure as all the relevant calculations and statistics are based on it. GDP in Slovenia is $44.12 billion (2015 estimate).
An another important indicator is the rate of the GDP growth, which in Slovenia is 2.3% (2016 estimate) 2.3% (2015 estimate) 3.1% (2014 estimate).
These statistics are affecting the world economy, remember in 2015 when the Chinese real GDP growth rate was worse than expected; The world markets fall, and the Chinese stock exchange was temporally suspended.
A further major factor of a country’s economy, the GDP per capita. In Slovenia this is $32,000 (2016 estimate) $31,300 (2015 estimate) $30,600 (2014 estimate).
In the case of the economy, the Trinity is in common places, such as agriculture, industry, and services.
What are the agricultural products Slovenia produces?
The main agricultural products of Slovenia are hops, wheat, coffee, corn, apples, pears; cattle, sheep, poultry.
Regarding the economy, the important segments are ferrous metallurgy and aluminum products, lead and zinc smelting; electronics (including military electronics), trucks, automobiles, electric power equipment, wood products, textiles, chemicals, machine tools. The crucial and regularly mentioned GDP is based on ferrous metallurgy and aluminum products, lead and zinc smelting; electronics (including military electronics), trucks, automobiles, electric power equipment, wood products, textiles, chemicals, machine tools.
Drinking water source in Slovenia
It is important to mention, that - thanks to the development of the infrastructure -, the rate of potable water improved: urban: 99.7% of population, rural: 99.4% of population, total: 99.5% of population. Unimproved: urban: 0.3% of population, rural: 0.6% of population, total: 0.5% of population (2015 estimate).
Average number of childbirth in Slovenia
In Slovenia, the average number of childbirth is 1.35 children born / woman (2016 estimate).
Population, median age, migration, and citizenship in Slovenia
The average age of the population is total: 44.1 years; male: 42.5 years, female: 45.9 years (2016 estimate). The age of adulthood varies in every country of the world in Slovenia it is 18 years of age, 16 if employed, universal.
In this age when we are experiencing an unprecedented scale of migration and globalization, it is an important factor the number of new coming immigrants. In Slovenia is 0.4 migrant(s) / 1,000 population (2016 estimate). It is important to know, how to apply for citizenship: citizenship by birth: no. Citizenship by descent only: at least one parent must be a citizen of Slovenia; both parents if the child is born outside of Slovenia. Dual citizenship recognized: yes, for select casesresidency requirement for naturalization: 10 years, the last 5 of which have been continuous.
Is Slovenia a safe destination? Healthcare services and contagious diseases in Slovenia
Many of the travelers are looking into the healthcare services and contagious diseases of their destinations. In Slovenia density of the hospital beds is 4.6 beds / 1,000 population (2013).
According to WHO rating regarding contagious diseases in Slovenia the N/A.
However, the HIV is not curable but maintainable. Let’s do not forget when the disease surfaced it was a world threatening condition. Unfortunately, in some countries, it is still very high the number of infected patients and fatalities as a result of the disease.
In Slovenia the number of HIV/AIDS deaths: N/A.
Regarding tourism the obesity, not an important issue, but we have to mention among the health statistics, as it is the plague of the 20th and the 21st century. The rate obese adults in Slovenia is 27.4% (2014).
What are the natural hazards Slovenia? Is there any?
The most known natural risks in Slovenia are flooding; earthquakes.
More interesting facts about Slovenia
A few words about the past, as every country and society its connected to its history; The Slovene lands were part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the latter's dissolution at the end of World War I. In 1918, the Slovenes joined the Serbs and Croats in forming a new multinational state, which was named Yugoslavia in 1929. After World War II, Slovenia became a republic of the renewed Yugoslavia, which though communist, distanced itself from Moscow's rule. Dissatisfied with the exercise of power by the majority Serbs, the Slovenes succeeded in establishing their independence in 1991 after a short 10-day war. Historical ties to Western Europe, a strong economy, and a stable democracy have assisted in Slovenia's transformation to a modern state. Slovenia acceded to both NATO and the EU in the spring of 2004; it joined the euro zone and the Schengen zone in 2007.
In every nation's memory, there are cornerstones that placed the country on the timeline of history. The date of declaration of independence of Slovenia: 25 June 1991 (from Yugoslavia).
The flag and other symbols of Slovenia
The colors, symbols, and animals on the flag usually have a historical background or related to an important milestone or memory of the nation.
This case is not an exception either, three equal horizontal bands of white (top), blue, and red, derive from the medieval coat of arms of the Duchy of Carniola; the Slovenian seal (a shield with the image of Triglav, Slovenia's highest peak, in white against a blue background at the center; beneath it are two wavy blue lines depicting seas and rivers, and above it are three six-pointed stars arranged in an inverted triangle, which are taken from the coat of arms of the Counts of Celje, the great Slovene dynastic house of the late 14th and early 15th centuries) appears in the upper hoist side of the flag centered on the white and blue bands.
Apart from the flag, the symbol of the national unity is the national anthem. The main purpose of the anthem is to share the nation's core values, endeavors, and the patriotic feelings.
National symbols of Slovenia: Mount Triglav; national colors: white, blue, red.
Constitution of Slovenia
The existence of the nation based on the constitution. Some constitutions knew around the world, like the U.S. Constitution that accepted on 17th of September 1787, in Philadelphia, the Constitution of the United States of America.
It is not related to the declaration of independence that was stolen by Nicolas Cage in the movie National Treasure 🙂
What is the legal system of Slovenia?
Most of the times, the legal system of a country is in the focus of lawyers. It is a common fact that there are two main approaches in the world, “the law in books” and “the law in action.”
In the Anglo-Saxon world, the practice is the “law in action” while in the rest of the world where the law based on Roman law, the “law in books.”
The legal system of Slovenia is a civil law system.
It was Aristotle, who founded Theory of 3 separations of powers. In his view, these are the council of public affairs, the magistrates, and the justice system. In the age of enlightenment was the time when terminologies have defined, the way we still use them. In most of the democratic countries, the three authorities separated from each other. In dictatorships, the authorities usually interweaved in one hand.
About the legislative branch of Slovenia, we can highlight the following structures bicameral Parliament consists of the National Council or Drzavni Svet (40 seats; members indirectly elected by an electoral college to serve 5-year terms) and the National Assembly or Drzavni Zbor (90 seats; 88 members directly elected in single-seat constituencies by proportional representation vote and 2 directly elected in special constituencies for Italian and Hungarian minorities by simple majority vote; members serve 4-year terms); note - the National Council is primarily an advisory body with limited legislative powerselections: National Assembly - last held on 13 July 2014 (next to be held in 2018)election results: percent of vote by party - SMC 34.6%, SDS 20.7%, DeSUS 10.2%, ZL 6%, SD 6%, NSi 5.6%, ZaAB 4.3%, other 12.6%; seats by party - SMC 36, SDS 21, DeSUS 10, ZL 6, SD 6, NSi, 5, ZaAB 4, Hungarian minority 1, Italian minority 1.
About the unemployment rate, labor force, and poverty line in Slovenia
One of the major problems of the 21st-century economy is the unemployment. Governments are struggling to maintain a low level of the unemployment rate, but as a result of automation, the cheap 3rd world labor and the outsourcing of workflow, these attempts are failing. In Slovenia the labor force is 918,700 (2016 estimate). Please bear in mind that the population in Slovenia is total: 4 deaths / 1,000 live births; male: 4.5 deaths / 1,000 live births, female: 3.4 deaths / 1,000 live births (2016 estimate) - as we already mentioned above.
The rate of unemployment in Slovenia is 11.6% (2016 estimate).
It is widely known that the gap between the rich and poor is widening on an enormous scale.
According to the 2017 shocking Oxfam report, the richest eight people’s fortune is equal to the fortune of the poorest half of the world's population.
In Slovenia, the income of the households and consumption compared to the entire population: lowest 10%: 3.7% highest 10%: 21.1% (2012).
Another widely used indicator is the so-called GINI index, which measures the inequalities of statistical dispersion, but mainly used for measuring the sharing of income and fortune.
The GINI index is named after its founder Corrado Gini an Italian economist. Gini index has grades between 0-1, but often it is used on a percentage basis. It is 0 if the examined criteria territorial distribution is equal. It is one if the criteria is concentrated on the territory. In Slovenia the GINI index is .23,7 (2012).
The states usually set up a poverty line, which is more or less is a subjective measure. It varies by country its base is often the minimum pension, the incomes of the poorest 20 percent, the X percent of income per capita Etc.
In Slovenia, the people living under the poverty line is the lowest 10%: 3.7% highest 10%: 21.1% (2012).
About the budget and central governments debt of Slovenia
Available budget mainly defines the state's economy. The budget of Slovenia is; revenues: $19.32 billion, expenditures: $20.51 billion (2016 estimate). Taxes and other revenues are 43.8% of GDP (2016 estimate).
The budget deficit (Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)) is .
The fiscal year in Slovenia is calendar year.
In country’s economy, we have to consider the public debt. Public debt is the consolidated sum of the state local, federal and central governments debt.
Inflation rate and prime lending rate in Slovenia
A few further interesting and important economic data are the fallowing; Inflation rate: -0.2% (2016 estimate), -0.7% (2015 estimate) and the rate of the Commercial bank prime lending rate: 3.3% (31 December 2016 estimate).
Export/import partners and data of Slovenia
Slovenia, with the export of products, industrial tools, and other services, generates revenue. The export value in Slovenia is: $27.2 billion (2016 estimate), $26.67 billion (2015 estimate). The total revenue of these activities: manufactured goods, machinery and transport equipment, chemicals, food.
The most important imported products are: machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods, chemicals, fuels and lubricants, food, and the countries from where the import is coming: Germany 16.5%, Italy 13.6%, Austria 10.2%, China 5.5%, Croatia 5.1%, Turkey 4% (2015).
Renewable energies used in Slovenia
As an attempt to suppress the pollution of the environment, renewable energies has to replace the fossil energy. The more the proportion of renewable energies in a country means more effort against the pollution. Slovenia, the indicator of how much of country’s produced energy is coming from hydroelectric source is 29.2% of total installed capacity (2013 estimate).
To indicate how much another renewable energy is produced is the 3% of total installed capacity (2013 estimate).
Telecommunication data of Slovenia, calling code
To maintain the economy, the development of a reliable and modern telecommunications infrastructure is crucial. We can say the following about Slovenia; well-developed telecommunications infrastructuredomestic: combined fixed-line and mobile-cellular teledensity roughly 155 telephones per 100 personsinternational: country code - 386 (2015).
Transport infrastructure in Slovenia
In the 21st century, we often say that the world has become small and there are no distances anymore. With widespread air travel when (sometimes) there are no visa restrictions, it is easy to reach other countries, but in case the distance is not too long, we can also use railway or water transportation.
The number of airports in Slovenia: 16 (2013), and the number of heliports: N/A.
The total length of the roadways in Slovenia: total: 38,985 km, paved: 38,985 km (includes 769 km of expressways) (2012).
The total length of the waterways in Slovenia: (some transport on the Drava River) (2012).
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Facts & data about Slovenia
Name of the country: conventional long form: Republic of Slovenia, conventional short form: Slovenia, local long form: Republika Slovenija, local short form: Slovenija, former: People's Republic of Slovenia, Socialist Republic of Slovenia, etymology: related to the Slavic autonym (self-designation) "Slovenin," a derivation from "slovo" (word), denoting "people who speak (the same language)" (i.e., people who understand each other).
|Abbrevation: Slovenia||Geographic coordinates:
46 07 N, 14 49 E
|Country location: Europe|
|Capital of Slovenia: Ljubljana||GPS of the Capital:
46 03 N 14 31 E
|Position: south Central Europe, Julian Alps between Austria and Croatia|
|Land area: total: 20,273 sq km; land: 20,151 sq km, water: 122 sq km||Terrain: a short southwestern coastal strip of Karst topography on the Adriatic; an alpine mountain region lies adjacent to Italy and Austria in the north; mixed mountains and valleys with numerous rivers to the east
||Area comparative: slightly smaller than New Jersey|
|Population: 1,978,029 (July 2016 estimate)||Population grow rate: -0.29% (2016 estimate)||Sex ratio: at birth: 1.07 male(s) / female, 0-14 years: 1.06 male(s) / female, 15-24 years: 1.05 male(s) / female, 25-54 years: 1.02 male(s) / female, 55-64 years: 0.97 male(s) / female, 65 years and over: 0.68 male(s) / female, total population: 0.95 male(s) / female, (2016 estimate)|
|Exports: $27.2 billion (2016 estimate), $26.67 billion (2015 estimate)||Imports: $25.52 billion (2016 estimate), $25.01 billion (2015 estimate)||Import partners: Germany 16.5%, Italy 13.6%, Austria 10.2%, China 5.5%, Croatia 5.1%, Turkey 4% (2015)|
|Urbanization: urban population: 49.6% of total population (2015)||Major urban area(s): LJUBLJANA (capital) 279,000 (2014)||Median age: total: 44.1 years; male: 42.5 years, female: 45.9 years (2016 estimate)
|Internet users: total: 1.45 million. Percent of population: 73.1% (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (fixed lines): total subscriptions: 753,082. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 38 (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (mobile, cellular): total: 2.354 million. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 119 (July 2015 estimate)|
|Unemployment rate: 11.6% (2016 estimate)||Nationality: Slovene(s) adjective: Slovenian||National holidays: Independence Day/Statehood Day, 25 June (1991)|
|Life expectancy at birth: total population: 78.2 years. Male: 74.6 years, female: 82 years (2016 estimate)||Total fertility rate: 1.35 children born / woman (2016 estimate)||Birthrate: 8.3 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)|
|Literacy: N/A. Total population: 99.7%; male: 99.7%, female: 99.7% (2015 estimate)||Legal system: civil law system||Suffrage: 18 years of age, 16 if employed, universal|
|Industries: ferrous metallurgy and aluminum products, lead and zinc smelting; electronics (including military electronics), trucks, automobiles, electric power equipment, wood products, textiles, chemicals, machine tools||Industrial production growth rate: 2% (2016 estimate)||GDP real growth rate: 2.3% (2016 estimate) 2.3% (2015 estimate) 3.1% (2014 estimate)|
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