Slovenia in Numbers

Geographical division of Slovenia:

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

Length of the border: 1370 km (With Italy 280 km, Austria 318 km, 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 20.570 km (Pivka cave, Crna cave, Otok cave & Magdalena cave)
The deepest tourist Karst cave: ? kocjan caves 250 m
Largest lake (intermittent): Cerknica lake 26 km2

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

Surface
area km
2
Wooden areas All agricultural
areas
Bare soils Water Build-up areas Roads Railways

20,273

66.0 %

27.8%

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
Portorož – 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 (September 2010): 10.5 %
Gross domestic product – Growth rate II. quarter 2010
2.2 %
Gross domestic product in millions EUR (2010): 9,390 EUR
Gross domestic product per capita (2010): 17,331 EUR
Current deficit: -5.8 % GDP
Debt: 35.4 % GDP
Average wage (September 2010): 963.84 EUR
Current annual rate of inflation: 2.46 %