About Slovenia

Official name: Republic of Slovenia

Capital city: Ljubljana

Government: Parliamentary Republic

State President: Borut Pahor

Prime Minister: Janez Janša

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: 2,100,126 (1 July 2020)

Location: bordered by Austria, Italy, Hungary and Croatia; excellent connections with all European markets

Currency: Euro

GDP per capita: EUR 23,165 (2019)

Growth in 2019: 3.2 %

Projected growth for 2020: -7.3 % (Consensus Economics, October 2020)

Time zone: CET (GMT+1), and CEST (GMT+2) in summer Official languages: Slovene, together with Italian and Hungarian, respectively in the areas with Italian and Hungarian minorities.

Source: Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia (SURS)

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