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General Facts

Area: 20,273 km2 (7,827 sq miles)

Capital City: Ljubljana

Population: 2,065,895 (2017 estimate)

Official Languages: Slovene

Boarding Countries: Italy, Austria, Hungary, Croatia

Coastline: 46.6 km (29 miles) 

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Government: Constitutional Republic


Slovenia's coastal climate is influenced by the Mediterranean Sea. Its interior climate ranges from mild to hot summers, with cold winters in the plateaus and valleys to the east. In Ljubljana, July's mean temperature is 20°c (68°f). The mean temperature in January is -1°c (30°f). Rainfall in the capital averages 139 cm (59 in) a year.

Five Largest Cities/Towns: 

1. Ljubljana (272,220)

2. Maribor (95,171)

3. Celje (37,520)

4. Kranj (36,874)

5. Velenje (25,456)

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