Slovenia, Slovenia

Slovenia by Numbers

Geographical division of Slovenia

Alps: 42.1% of the territory
Dinaric Alps: 28.1% of the territory
Pannonian Plain: 21.2% of the territory
Mediterranean: 8.6% of the territory

 

Length of the border: 1370 km (With Italy 280 km, Austria 318km, Croatia 670 km and Hungary 102 km)
Length of the sea coast: 46.6 km
Surface:

20,273 km2

 

Highest Peak: Triglav (Julian Alps) 2,864 m
Largest protected natural area: Triglav National Park 83.807 ha
The Longest tourist Karst cave: Postojna cave 203.570 km (Pivka cave, Crna cave, Otok cave, Magdelena cave)
The deepest tourist Karst cave: Škocjan caves 250m
Largest Lake (Intermittent) Cerknica Lake 26 km2

 

Surface area, Land cover (share in total area %)

Surface area km2 Wooden areas All agricultural areas Bare Soils Water Build-up areas Roads Railways
20,273 66.0% 27.85 1.6% 0.7% 2.8% 1.0% 0.1%

 

Average temperature of air (ºC) in Slovenia 2008

Station, Altitude January July April-June Average/year
Ljubljana- 299 m 2.5 21.4 15.9 11.6
Murska Sobota- 188 m 1.8 20.7 15.9 11.2
Novo mesto- 220 m 2.3 20.8 15.7 11.3
Portoro- 2 m 6.7 23.5 17.4 14
Ratece (Planica)- 864 m -0.3 16.8 11.4 7.2

 

Population

  2000 2007 2008 2009
Population 1,990,272 2,019,406 2,032,362 2,056,377
Average Age 38.8 41.0 41.2 41.4
Aging Index 87.8 115.1 117.1 118.0

 

Slovenia Economic Data

Unemployment rate (April 2011) 11.9%
Gross Domestic Product- Growth Rate 1st quarter 2011 2.0%
Gross Domestic Product in millions EUR (2010) 9,390 EUR
Gross Domestic Product per capita (2010) 17,560 EUR
Current deficit 5.6% GDP
Debt 38.00% GDP
Average wage (April 2011) 975.98 EUR
Current annual rate of inflation (May 2011) 2.20%

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