Slovenia borders Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia with a surface area of just over 20,000 sq km and about two million inhabitants. Since 1 May 2004, it has been a member of the European Union. It has excellent geographical position, in the very heart of Europe, where the Alps meet the Mediterranean and where the limestone Karst extends to the Pannonian lowlands.
- Population: 2 million
- Area: 20,273 km2
- Capital city: Ljubljana
- Currency: euro (EUR)
- GNP per capita (2016): 19,262 EUR
The town has a population of 25,306 and is officially bilingual, with both Slovene and Italian as official languages.
- A Mediterranean city, the characteristics of which have been hewn by its rich history.
- One of the most modern and largest cargo ports in this part of the world, located at the junction of maritime and land routes between the Mediterranean and Central Europe.
- A university city with a rich general library, theatre, museums and galleries.
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