About Slovenia

Official name: Republic of Slovenia
Capital city: Ljubljana
Government: Parliamentary republic
State President: Borut Pahor
Prime Minister: Marjan Šarec
Local government: 212 municipalities, of which 11 have urban status; 12 statistical regions, which are grouped into two cohesion regions – Western and Eastern Slovenia
Area: 20,273 km2
Population: 2,080,908 (1 January 2019)
Location: bordered by Austria, Italy, Hungary and Croatia; excellent connections with all European markets
Currency: Euro
GDP per capita: EUR 21,182
Growth in 2018: 4.5%
Projected growth for 2019: 3.3%
(Consensus Economics, June 2019)
Time zone: CET (GMT+1), and CEST (GMT+2) in summer
Official languages: Slovene, together with Italian and Hungarian, in the areas with Italian and Hungarian minorities.
Source: Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia

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