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SLOVENIA
(pronounced - sluh-vee-nee-uh | sləʊˈviːnɪə)
OFFICIAL NAME: Republic of Slovenia
DEMONYMS: Slovenian, Slovene, European
Slovenia is part of the Southern Europe region in the continent of Europe. Slovenia's name is believed to have derived from the Slovene term, which means Land of the Slavs and is also known as the sunny side of the Alps. It is in the Northern hemisphere and is 20.3 thousand square kilometres in size. The primary language spoken is Slovene, the capital city is Ljubljana, and the main currency used is the Euro.
LGBTQIA+ Equality Index
High
LGBTQIA+ Dollar
c.710.3 million
LGBTQIA+ Population
c.55.5 thousand
ALLOW SAME-SEX MARRIAGES
No
RECOGNISE GENDER CHANGE
Yes
BANNING GAY CONVERSION THERAPY
No

Geography

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CAPITAL

Ljubljana

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REGION

Southern Europe

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CONTINENT

Europe

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HEMISPHERE

Northern

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AREA

20273

(square kilometers)

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SURROUNDING OCEAN(S)

Atlantic Ocean

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Name in other languages

learn the literal translations of the country’s name in twelve of the most popular languages
English Flag
English
Slovenia
Mandarin Flag
Mandarin
斯洛文尼亚
Dutch Flag
Dutch
Slovenië
Spanish Flag
Spanish
Eslovenia
Arabic Flag
Arabic
سلوفينيا
Portuguese Flag
Portuguese
Eslovênia
French Flag
French
Slovénie
Hebrew Flag
Hebrew
סלובניה
Russian Flag
Russian
Словения
German Flag
German
Slowenien
Hindi Flag
Hindi
स्लोवेनिया
Japanese Flag
Japanese
スロベニア

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NOTIFICATIONS

LAST UPDATED:  October 11, 2022
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| STATUS

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Government

| INFORMATION

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SLOVENIA
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
ministrstvo za zunanje zadeve
The foreign office or ministry is typically a department within a government that focuses on promoting that particular country and what it represents worldwide. The department will often highlight national security, travel restrictions, visa requirements and all relevant foreign policies
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SLOVENIA
MINISTRY OF HEALTH
ministrstvo za zdravje
The health office or ministry is typically a department or organisation within a government that focuses on all things relating to health. The department will often highlight travel restrictions, vaccination requirements, pandemics, outbreaks, and relevant health-related information
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  USEFUL PHRASES | GREETINGS

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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GREETINGS
pozdrav
HI
hi
HOW ARE YOU?
kako ste?
GOOD MORNING
dobro jutro
I'M GOOD, AND YOU?
jaz sem dobro, pa ti?
GOOD AFTERNOON
dober večer
WHAT IS YOUR NAME?
kako ti je ime?
GOOD NIGHT
lahko noč
MY NAME IS…
moje ime je ...
WELCOME
dobrodošli
NICE TO MEET YOU
lepo te je bilo srečati
GOODBYE
zbogom
DO YOU SPEAK ENGLISH?
govoriš angleško?

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EMERGENCY CONTACTS

In case of an emergency, you can find the contact telephone number and phrases in all of the main spoken languages within that country. If using a smartphone, you can call immediately by pressing the button found within each revelant service
Ambulance
AMBULANCE
reševalno vozilo (slovene)

dial
112

Call Ambulance Service Now

Police
POLICE
policija (slovene)

dial
112

Call Police Now

Fire
FIRE
požar (slovene)

dial
112

Call Fire Service Now


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  USEFUL PHRASES | EMERGENCY

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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EMERGENCY
sili
HELP ME
pomagaj mi
WHERE IS THE NEAREST HOSPITAL?
kje je najbližja bolnišnica?
STOP
stop
WHERE IS THE NEAREST PHARMACY?
kje je najbližja lekarna?
HOSPITAL
bolnišnica
WHERE IS THE POLICE STATION?
kje je policijska postaja?
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USEFUL INFORMATION

TELEPHONE DIALLING CODE

386

INTERNET SUFFIX

.si

CURRENCY

NAME:
Euro
SYM:
DIVISION:
100 cents

ELECTRICITY

VOLTS:
230
HERTZ:
50

ELECTRICAL PLUGS

NUMBER OF PLUG TYPES:
2
PLUGS USED:
Electricity Plug C Electricity Plug F

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CLIMATE

Ljubjana

Weather information

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MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
The average monthly temperatures are based on the recorded daily highs and lows for the given location
HIGH
The daily high temperatures are an average, based on the recorded high temperatures over many years
01| JAN
18.2°C | 64.7°F
02| FEB
18.1°C | 64.6°F
03| MAR
17.2°C | 62.9°F
04| APR
14.8°C | 58.6°F
05| MAY
13.4°C | 56.1°F
06| JUN
11.3°C | 52.4°F
07| JUL
10.5°C | 50.9°F
08| AUG
11.1°C | 52.0°F
09| SEP
12.1°C | 53.8°F
10| OCT
12.8°C | 55.1°F
11| NOV
14.2°C | 57.6°F
12| DEC
16.4°C | 61.5°F
LOW
The daily low temperatures are an average, based on the recorded lowest temperatures over many years
01| JAN
11.8°C | 53.3°F
02| FEB
11.6°C | 52.8°F
03| MAR
11.3°C | 52.4°F
04| APR
9.6°C | 49.2°F
05| MAY
8.3°C | 46.9°F
06| JUN
6.3°C | 43.4°F
07| JUL
5.7°C | 42.2°F
08| AUG
6.2°C | 43.2°F
09| SEP
6.8°C | 44.3°F
10| OCT
7.2°C | 44.9°F
11| NOV
8.1°C | 46.5°F
12| DEC
10.1°C | 50.1°F
SEASONS
Saisons (fr) | Jahreszeiten (de) | Estaciones (es) | Stagioni (it) | Seizoen (du) | Estação (pt)
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Spring SeasonSPRING
Printemps (fr) | Frühling (de) | Primavera (es) | Primavera (it) | Lente (du) | Primavera (pt)
March-May
Summer SeasonSUMMER
Été (fr) | Sommer (de) | Verano (es) | Estate (it) | Zomer (du) | Verão (pt)
June-August
Autumn SeasonAUTUMN
Automne (fr) | Herbst (de) | Otoño (es) | Autunno (it) | Herfst (du) | Outono (pt)
September-November
Winter SeasonWINTER
Hiver (fr) | Winter (de) | Invierno (es) | Inverno (it) | Winter (du) | Inverno (pt)
November-February
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  USEFUL PHRASES | INSTRUCTIONS

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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INSTRUCTIONS
YES
ja
EXCUSE ME
oprostite
NO
no
PLEASE
prosim
NO, THANK YOU
ne, hvala
SORRY
žal mi je
MAYBE
mogoče
THANK YOU
hvala vam

TIMEZONE

LAST UPDATED:  Oct 11,2022

TIMEZONE

UTC+1 (Europe/Ljubljana)

DST APPLIES

Yes
  DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME (DST)
2023
STARTS
Mar 26, 2023
ENDS
Oct 29, 2023
2024
STARTS
Mar 31, 2024
ENDS
Oct 27, 2024

DST ADJUSTMENT

Forward one hour

DST TIMEZONE

UTC+2 (Europe/Ljubljana)

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TRAVEL RELATED

AIRPORT STATISTICS

TOTAL NUMBER OF AIRPORTS

3
TOTAL NUMBER OF HELIPORTS

0
TOTAL NUMBER OF SEAPLANE BASES

0

DRIVING

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DRIVE ON WHICH SIDE
Right
INTERNATIONAL DRIVING LICENCE REQUIRED
Required for all non-EU residents.
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LOCAL AIRPORTS

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  USEFUL PHRASES | DIRECTIONS & GUIDANCE

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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DIRECTIONS AND GUIDANCE
navodila in navodila
HOW DO I GET THERE?
kako pridem tja?
HOW MUCH IS THAT?
koliko je to?
HOW FAR IS IT?
kako daleč je?
DO YOU ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS?
ali sprejemate kreditne kartice?
WHERE IS THE BATHROOM?
kje je kopalnica?
I'M NOT INTERESTED
me ne zanima
WHERE IS THE CLOSEST RESTAURANT?
kje je najbližja restavracija?
I DON'T UNDERSTAND
ne razumem
HOW MUCH DO I OWE YOU?
koliko sem ti dolžan?

LGBTQIA+ RELATED

LGBTQIA+ Terms

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Lesbian Flag
Lesbian
lezbijka (slovene)
Gay Flag
Gay
homoseksualec (slovene)
Bisexual Flag
Bisexual
biseksualec (slovene)
Transgender Flag
Transgender
transrodni (slovene)
Intersex Flag
Intersex
intersex (slovene)
Asexual Flag
Asexual
aseksualno (slovene)
Questioning Flag
Questioning
izpraševanje (slovene)
Community Flag
Community
skupnost (slovene)
Gender Flag
Gender
spol (slovene)
Sexuality Flag
Sexuality
spolnost povezana (slovene)
Non-Bingary Flag
Non-Binary
nebinarno (slovene)
Queer Flag
Queer
queer (slovene)
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