is a small country located in the northwestern Balkans region of Central Europe. It has an area of 7,827 square miles (20,271 square kilometers) and a population of 2,109,000 as of 2023 estimates. The capital city of Slovenia is Ljubljana, and the vast majority of its population is Slovene. The official language is Slovene.
Slovenia is mainly mountainous and wooded with deep, fertile valleys and many rivers. Its economy is based mostly on services and manufacturing, but forestry, livestock and crops such as potatoes, grains, and fruits are also important.
The form of government in Slovenia is a unitary multiparty republic with two legislative houses: the National Council (40 members) and the National Assembly (90 members). The head of state is the president, while the head of government is the Prime Minister.
The currency exchange rate is 1 USD equals 0.926 euro. Christianity is the predominant religion, mostly Roman Catholic, but other Christians are also present.
As of 2019, the urban population is 47.8%, while the rural population is 52.2%. Life expectancy at birth is 78.5 years for men and 84.2 years for women. Literacy rate is 100% for both genders aged 15 and over. Gross national income per capita is US$25,910.