National Symbols of Slovenia

Slovenia is a country in Europe. It shares borders with the following countries: Austria, Hungary, Croatia, . The capital of Slovenia is Ljubljana.

The official language is Slovene and the Euro is the currency of the Slovenia. The domain is .si and the country code is +386.

National day is celebrated on 25 Jun 1991. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Slovenia is no exception.

In Slovenia, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Slovenian people. Schnapps is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Slovenia. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like France Prešeren represent a national Slovenian symbol.

The country was founded by Primož Trubar. The current president of Slovenia is Borut Pahor and Janez Janša is the Prime Minister.

In Slovenia the power plugs and sockets are of type C, F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Slovenian national anthem was written by France Prešeren and composed by Stanko Premrl.

Country information

Official name(s) Republic of Slovenia
Alternative name(s) Republic of Slovenia (official, English)
Regional location South Central Europe, Julian Alps between Austria and Croatia
Country name etymology "Land of the Slavs" in Slovene and other South Slavic languages.
Climate Mediterranean climate on the coast, continental climate with mild to hot summers and cold winters in the plateaus and valleys to the east
Terrain A short coastal strip on the Adriatic, an alpine mountain region adjacent to Italy and Austria, mixed mountains and valleys with numerous rivers to the east
Population 2,078,938
National Day 25 Jun 1991
Language(s) Slovene
Religion Christianity Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy
Country code +386
Literacy rate 99.7%
Currency Euro
Capital city Ljubljana
Domain(TLD) .si
Ethnicity Slovenes, Serbs, Croats, & Bosniaks
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Slovenian
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 20,271 km2 (7,827 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+1 (CET)
Average elevation 492 m (1,614 ft)
Coastline 46.6 Km
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Slovenia

Flag map of Slovenia

Motto of Slovenia

No official motto

National animal of Slovenia

The National animal of Slovenia is Carniolan honey bee

National Animal of Slovenia - Carniolan honey bee

National flower of Slovenia

The National flower of Slovenia is Carnation. Botanical name is Dianthus caryophyllus.

National flower of Slovenia - Carnation

National bird of Slovenia

The National bird of Slovenia is Olm

National bird of Slovenia - Olm

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Slovenian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Bad company often leads to unpleasant consequences.

Friday, bad beginning.

I can do nothing about governments and winter.

Man’s life is like a drop of dew on a leaf.

Good sense is better than velvet.

Don’t start anything on Friday.

It is better to buy firewood, when cherries are ripe.

If you promise something it is a debt that you have to repay.

A doorstep is the highest of all mountains.

Who is forced to go to church will not pray.

A bird in hand is worth two in the bush.

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