Slovenia World Fact - Hostel in Iguazu


Slovenia Whether you call it the jewel of the Adriatic or the land of eternal enchantment, you are right on both. Slovenia is the best garded secret of Eastern Europe. Walking around the majestic city of Bled, or historic Ljubljana will narrate the stories of this magic land. Slovenia is now a full member of the EU and is among the best places to visit. Slovenia has it all, and can suit any budget and any necessity. Snowy alpine mountains, sun-bathed beaches, medieval castles, modern cities, buzzing nightlife; you name it, you'll find it here.

Area: 20.273 Km²
Population: 1.990.000
Density: 98 pop/Km²

System of government: Democratic Republic
Capital: Ljubljana (263.500 pop.)
Major cities: Maribor 134.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Slovene 88%, Croat 3%, Serb 2,5%, Bosniak 1,5%
Border countries: Italy WEST, Austria NORTH, Hungary EAST, Croatia SOUTH and EAST

Principal mountains: Triglav 2864 m
Principal rivers: Sava 221 Km (slovenian tract, total 947 Km), Drava 142 Km (slovenian tract, total 707 Km)
Principal lakes: Cerknisko jezero 24 Km²
Principal islands: -
Climate: Continental - mediterranean

Language: Slovenian (official), Serbo-Croatian
Religion: Catholic 71%, Lutheran 1%, Muslim 1%, other 27%
Currency: Tolar (SIT)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 2/1, 8/2, 27/4, 1/5, 2/5, 25/6, 15/8, 31/10, 1/11, 25/12, 26/12
Dialling code: 00386
GMT: +1

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