Slovenia

Key Country Facts

Population: 1.9 million
Historical & Interesting Facts:

Slovenia is that the world’s oldest vine is located in Maribor. The vine is now over 400 years old!

Top Activities and Places to Visit:

National Museum of Slovenia, Savinja and Šalek Valley

Other Information:

Major exports: manufactured goods, machinery, electronics, textiles, and transport equipment, chemicals, and food

The capital of Slovenia is Ljubljana. There are approximately 1,978,029 people living here (2016). The majority of Slovenes practice Catholicism. The official language of Slovenia is Slovenian, with Italian and Hungarian as official languages in specific municipalities. The time zone is 5 hours ahead of EST.

When visiting, travelers must visit the National Museum of Slovenia in the capital, Ljubljana. It is the oldest and largest museum in all of Slovenia and houses numerous valuable historical objects. Slovenia is also known for its splendid natural beauty. Adventurers would enjoy the waterfalls, mountains, caves and lakes located in the Savinja and Šalek Valley!

One fun fact about Slovenia is that the world’s oldest vine is located in Maribor. The vine is now over 400 years old!

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