geography and location between different regions also
reflect the country's climate. In the Northeast, the
continental climate type with greatest difference
between winter and summer temperatures prevails. In the
coastal region, there is sub-Mediterranean climate. The
effect of the sea on the temperature rates is visible
also up the Soča valley, while a severe Alpine climate
is present in the high mountain regions.
has been a meeting area of the Slavic, Germanic,
Romance, and Uralic linguistic and cultural
regions. The official and national language of
Slovenia is Slovene, which is spoken by a large majority
of the population. It is also known, in English, as
|Currency:||Slovenia currency is a form of money and
the medium of exchange for goods and services in
Slovenia. The official currency of Slovenia is Euro,
which is divided into 100 cents.
|Population:||The population of Slovenia was estimated
at 1, 930, 132 in July 2001. At the 1991 census, it was
1, 962, 606, giving it an overall population density of 97
persons per square kilometers (252 per square miles).
|Capital City:||Ljubljana is the capital of Slovenia and
its largest city. It is the centre of the City
Municipality of Ljubljana. It is located in the centre
of the country in the Ljubljana Basin, and is a
mid-sized city of some 270, 000 inhabitants.
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