What is Slovenia?

  • (noun): A mountainous republic in central Europe; formerly part of the Habsburg monarchy and Yugoslavia; achieved independence in 1991.
    Synonyms: Republic of Slovenia, Slovenija

Slovenia

Slovenia (i/sloʊˈviːniə/ sloh-VEE-nee-ə; Slovene: Slovenija: ), officially the Republic of Slovenia (Republika Slovenija, ), is a nation state, situated in Central Europe, at the crossroad of main European cultural and trade routes. It borders Italy to the west, Austria to the north, Croatia to the south and southeast and Hungary to the northeast. It covers 20,273 square kilometres (7,827 sq mi) and has a population of 2.05 million. It is a parliamentary republic and a member of the European Union and NATO. Relative to its geography, history, economy, culture, and language, it is a very diverse country distinguished by a transitional character. It is characterised by a high economic and social level. Its capital and largest city is Ljubljana.

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Slovenia - Sport
... needs additional citations for verification Main article Sport in Slovenia Slovenia is a natural sports venue, with many Slovenians actively practicing sport ... A variety of sports are played in Slovenia on a professional level, with top international successes in handball, basketball, volleyball, association football, ice hockey ... II, gymnastics and fencing used to be the most popular sports in Slovenia, with champions like Leon Štukelj and Miroslav Cerar gaining Olympic medals ...
National Symbols Of Slovenia
... The National symbols of Slovenia are the symbols used in Slovenia and abroad to represent the nation and its people ...
1993 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships - World Championship Group C (Slovenia) - Group 3 (Croatia/Slovenia)
... Won Drawn Lost Points difference Points 1 Slovenia 22 ... - 2 ... Croatia 03 ... - 0 ... Slovenia qualified for Group C. 7 November 1992 Croatia 1-15 Slovenia 8 November 1992 Slovenia 7-2 Croatia ...
M-84 - Operational History - Yugoslav Wars - Slovenia
... attempted to regain control over border crossings, airports and other strategic positions in Slovenia ... Slovenia inherited all the M-84s within its territory, once the ceasefire and Slovenia's independence was accepted ...
Robert Blinc
... When he returned to Slovenia, he continued his work at the Jožef Stefan Institute ... He established NMR/EPR spectroscopy in Slovenia (his first paper on the subject was published in early 1958) and was the head of the Condensed Matter ... an honorary member of the Society of Mathematicians, Physicists and Astronomers of Slovenia ...