Facts & figures

Facts & figures

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Capital City: Ljubljana

Location: Slovenia is a central European country bordering Austria, Italy, Hungary and Croatia.

Regions: Slovenia has eight geographically complex regions that are also historically founded and generally established: Primorska, Notranjska, Gorenjska, Dolenjska, Bela krajina, Koroška, Štajerska and Prekmurje.

Number of inhabitants: 2.066.880 (on 1/1/2018).

Language: The official language in Slovenia is Slovenian.

Highest peak: Triglav, 2,864m.

Climate: There are three climatic influences that meet in the country: a harsh Alpine climate prevails in the mountains, the coast has a sub-Mediterranean climate, and the north-east lowlands have a continental climate. The average temperature is above 20°C in July, and around 0°C in January.

Religion: The majority of the population is Roman Catholic. There are also more than thirty other religious communities in Slovenia that have officially registered their activities.


Getting to Slovenia

Slovenia has three international airports: Ljubljana, Maribor and Portorož /Portorose. Most international air traffic is concentrated at Ljubljana Airport. 

Ljubljana Airport
Ljubljana’s airport, Brnik, lies 20 kilometres north of Ljubljana. Open from 6am to 10pm, it also offers passengers a bank, currency exchange service, post office, tourist agency, restaurants, duty-free stores, auto rental, taxi service and a large parking lot.

Ljubljana Airport
Zg. Brnik 130a, 4210 Brnik
phone no.: +386 4 206 19 81
fax: +386 4 202 12 20
e-mail: info@lju-airport.si


Maribor Airport
Maribor Airport is a smaller international airport. Open from 6am to 9.30pm, the airport building offers passengers a restaurant and duty-free shop.

Maribor Airport
Letališka cesta 10, 2312 Orehova vas
Phone no.: +386 2 629 11 75
Fax: +386 2 629 12 53
e-mail: info@maribor-airport.si

Portorož/Portorose Airport
During the summer, the Portorož airport is open from 8am from 8pm, while during the winter it is open from Monday to Friday from 8am to 4pm and on Saturdays/Sundays from 9am to 6pm. The small international airport has a duty-free shop, restaurant, auto rental and taxi service.

Portorož Airport 
Sečovlje 19, 6333 Sečovlje
phone no.: +386 5 672 25 25
fax: +386 5 672 25 30
e-mail: info@portoroz-airport.si