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Slovenia

Republika Slovenija (Republic of Slovenia)
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Factsheet

  • Capital: Ljubljana

  • Population estimate, 2015: 2.07 m.

  • GNI per capita, 2014: (PPP$) 27,852

  • HDI/world rank, 2014: 0.880/25

  • Internet domain extension: .si

Civil Aviation

There is an international airport at Ljubljana (Brnik), which handled 1,433,855 passengers (all on international flights) and 14,333 tonnes of freight in 2009. The national carrier, Adria Airways, has flights to most major European cities and Tel Aviv. In 2006 scheduled airline traffic of Slovenia-based carriers flew 15 m. km, carrying 850,000 passengers.

Climate

Summers are warm, winters are cold with frequent snow. Ljubljana, Jan. –4 °C, July 22 °C. Annual rainfall 1,383 mm.

Constitution and Government

The constitution became effective on 23 Dec. 1991. Slovenia is a parliamentary democratic republic with an executive that consists of a directly-elected president and a prime minister, aided by a council of ministers. It has a bicameral parliament (Skupšcina Slovenije), consisting of a 90-member National Assembly...

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