Info about Slovenia

 

  • Official name:                Republic of Slovenia
  • Political system:              Parliamentary republic
  • Location:                       Central Europe
  • President:                      Borut Pahor
  • Prime Minister:               Alenka Bratusek
  • Independent since 1991 (used to be part of Yugoslavia)
  • Member of the European Union since 2004
  • Currency :                      EURO since 2007

 

  • Population:                    2,05 million
  • Land surface:                 20.273 km2
  • Capital:                         Ljubljana, 265.000 inhabitants

     
Piran                                                             Ljubljana

  • Official language:           Slovene
  • International borders:     Italy, Austria, Hungary, Croatia
  • Religion:                       Roman Catholic
  • Climate:                        Alpine, continental, sub-Mediterranean
  • Length of Adriatic coast: 46,6 km

 

Learn a few words in Slovene:

Yes – Da, ja                           No – Ne

Thank you – Hvala                  Please – Prosim

Good day – Dober dan            Good evening – Dober večer

Hello – Živjo                         Goodbye – Nasvidenje

Mister – Gospod                     Madam – Gospa              Miss – Gospodična

How are you? – Kako ste?       Excuse me – Oprostite, Pardon

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Salt panels in Secovlje                                          Regional park Skocjan, Karst region

 

           

Tombs of the Bourbons, the French kings                Open air museum in Rogatec
(Kostanjevica, Nova Gorica)