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Where is Slovenia?

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Located in the continent of Europe, Slovenia covers 20,151 square kilometers of land and 122 square kilometers of water, making it the 156th largest nation in the world with a total area of 20,273 square kilometers.

Slovenia became an independent state in 1991, after gaining its sovereignty from Austria. The population of Slovenia is 1,996,617 (2012) and the nation has a density of 99 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Slovenia is the Euro (EUR). As well, the people of Slovenia are refered to as Slovenian.

The dialing code for the country is 386 and the top level internet domain for Slovenian sites is .si.

Slovenia shares land borders with 4 countries: Croatia, Hungary, Austria, Italy.

To learn more, visit our detailed Slovenia section.

Quick facts

Population 1,996,617
Density 99.1 / km2 ( 256.6 / mi2 )
Language Slovenian
Independence Year 1991
Capital Ljubljana (Ljubljana)
Currency Euro
GDP 49,416,055,609 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 24,750 (2014 data)
Land Area 20,151 km2 (7,780 mi2)
Water Area 122 km2 (47 mi2)
Neighbouring Countries Italy, Hungary, Austria, Croatia
Minimum Longitude 13.380
Maximum Longitude 16.610
Mininum Latitude 45.420
Maximum Latitude 46.880

What is the capital of Slovenia?

map showing the location of Slovenia
Location of Ljubljana on a map.

Ljubljana is the capital city of Slovenia. It has a population of 272,220, and is located on a latitue of 46.05 and longitude of 14.51.

Ljubljana is also the political center of Slovenia, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.

Quick Facts About Ljubljana, the Capital Of Slovenia

City Ljubljana
Country Slovenia
Population 272,220
Longitude 14.50513000
Latitude 46.05108000
Elevation 295 meters over sea level

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.