Slovenia – GENERAL INFORMATION – Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures

Full name: Republic of  Slovenia

Nationality

        noun: Slovene(s)        adjective: Slovenian

Area

        total: 20,273 sq km         water: 122 sq km         land: 20,151 sq km 

Population: 2,011,070 (July 2005 est.)

Ethnic groups

        Slovene 92%        Croat 1%        Serb 0.5%        Hungarian 0.4%        Bosniak 0.3%        other 5.8% (1991)

Capital: Ljubljana

Largest Cities

        Maribor(population 120 000)        Kranj (population 50 000)        Celje (population 50 000)        Koper (population 50 000)

Official Language
        Slovenian 92%

        Serbo-Croatian 6.2%        other 1.8%

Religion

        Roman Catholic (Uniate 2%) 70.8%        Lutheran 1%        Muslim 1%        atheist 4.3%        other 22.9% 

Political system: parliamentary democratic republic 

GDP: purchasing power parity – $39.41 billion (2004 est.) 

  

GDP per head: purchasing power parity – $19,600 (2004 est.)

Annual growth: 3.9% (2004 est.)

GDP – composition by sector
      
 agriculture: 3%

        industry: 36%         services: 60% (2004 est.)

Inflation: 3.3% (2004 est.)

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