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Slovenia on World Map

Continent Europe

Region – Central Europe

Size – 20,273 km²

Geography – mountains and valleys with coastal plain

Language – Slovenian, Serbo-Croatian, Hungarian, Italian

Religion – Roman Catholic 57.8%, Muslim 2.4%, Orthodox 2.3%, none 10.1%,  other 27.4%

Monetary Unit – Euro

Natural Resources – lignite, lead, zinc, building stone, hydropower, wood

Agriculture – hops, wheat, coffee,, corn, apples, pears; cattle, sheep, poultry

Industry – ferrous metallurgy and aluminium products, lead and zinc smelting; electronics, trucks, automobiles, electric power equipment, wood products, textiles, chemicals, machine tools

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Neighbouring CountriesAustria, Hungary, Croatia, Italy

Population – 1,983,412 (2015 estimate)

Population Growth Rate – -0.26%

Average Life Expectancy – 78.01

Capital City – Ljubljana (279,000 – 2015 estimate)

Highest Mountain – Triglav (2,864)

Longest River – Sava (990 km)

Climate – temperate, warm summers 12°C to 26°C and cold winters – -4°C to 12°C

Yearly Rainfall – 140 cm (approx)


Plant Life – larch, chestnut, pine, beech, fir, oak, conifers, alpine plants, primula, saxifraga, ferns, mosses

Animal Lifebrown bear, wolf, lynx, deer, rabbit, wild boar, chamois, ibex, hare, badger, fox, pine marten

Bird Life – grouse, golden eagle, buzzard, hawk, white-tailed eagle, owls, woodpeckers

Harvard Reference for this page:

Heather Y Wheeler. (2016). Slovenia. Available: Last accessed Tuesday, July 19, 2016

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