The capital and largest city is Ljubljana.

Over half of the territory is covered by forest.
In June 1991, after the introduction of multi-party representative democracy, Slovenia split from Yugoslavia and became an independent country. In 2004, it entered NATO and the European Union; in 2007 became the first former Communist country to join the Eurozone; and in 2010 joined the OECD, a global association of high-income developed countries.

  • Slovenia has largest boundary with Croatia which is approximately 455 km .
  • Slovenia has shortest boundary with Hungary which is approximately 102 km .
  • The largest river in Slovenia is Sava which is 950 km.
  • The largest export partner of Slovenia is Germany.
  • The largest import partner of Slovenia is Italy.
  • There are 3 seaports in Slovenia.

Mr Fritz Pregl got Nobel Prize in the field of chemistry in year 1923 "for his invention of the method of micro-analysis of organic substances".

National Facts of Slovenia#

  • Carnation is the national flower of Slovenia
  • The national sport of Slovenia is Alpine skiing.
  • Ajdovi žganci, Belokranjska povitica, Obara are considered as favorite dishes of Slovenia.
Carnation, Foto source: PixaBay
Foto source: PixaBay