Where is capital of Slovenia?


Ljubljana, German Laibach, Italian Lubiana, capital city and economic, political, and cultural centre of Slovenia, located on the Ljubljanica River. The city lies in central Slovenia in a natural depression surrounded by high peaks of the Julian Alps.

What is the capital of Slovenia in English?

• Capital city 163.8 km2 (63.2 sq mi)
• Metro 2,334 km2 (901 sq mi)
Elevation 295 m (968 ft)
Population (2020)

How old is Ljubljana?

Ljubljana is first mentioned in written sources from 1144, its historical rise beginning in the 13th century when it became the Capital of the Province of Carniola. In 1335 it came under Hapsburg rule. From the end of the Middle Ages onwards the town gradually assumed the role of the Slovenian cultural capital.

Which country is Slovenia?

Slovenia is located in central Europe….Most Extreme Points of Slovenia in Four Cardinal Directions.

Official Name Republic of Slovenia
Area 20,273 km²
Bordering Countries Austria Croatia Italy Hungary
Calling Code 386
Capital Ljubljana

Was Slovenia part of Yugoslavia?

As part of Yugoslavia, Slovenia came under communist rule for the bulk of the post-World War II period. With the dissolution of the Yugoslav federation in 1991, a multiparty democratic political system emerged.

Why is Slovenia so rich?

Slovenia’s economy is highly dependent on foreign trade. Trade equals about 120% of GDP (exports and imports combined). About two-thirds of Slovenia’s trade is with other EU members. However, despite the economic slowdown in Europe in 2001–03, Slovenia maintained a 3% GDP growth.

What region of Slovenia is Ljubljana?

Central Slovenia

Statistical regions
English name Slovenian name Largest city
Southeast Slovenia Jugovzhodna Slovenija Novo Mesto
Littoral–Inner Carniola Primorsko-notranjska Postojna
Central Slovenia Osrednjeslovenska Ljubljana