Country: Slovenia

Population: 2,009,245

Capital: Ljubljana

Time Zone: UTC+1

Currency Name: euro (EUR)

Government Type: parliamentary republic

Languages: Slovenian 91.1%, Serbo-Croatian 4.5%, other or unspecified 4.4%

Ethnic Breakdown: Slovene 83.1%, Serb 2%, Croat 1.8%, Bosniak 1.1%, other or unspecified 12%

Religion: Catholic 57.8%, Muslim 2.4%, Orthodox 2.3%, other Christian 0.9%, unaffiliated 3.5%, other or unspecified 23%, none 10.1%

Major Cities: Ljubljana

Phone Country Code: 386

Health Concerns:

Official Tourism Website: http://www.slovenia.info/

High Travel Season: June - August

Voltage: 220 V - 50 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: c, f

Major Holidays: January 1-2 (New Year's Day), February 8 (Slovenian Cultural Day), Easter, April 27 (Day of Uprising Against Occupation), May 1-2 (Labor Day), Pentecost, June 25 (Statehood Day), August 15 (Assumption Day), August 17 (Slovenians in Prekmurje), September 15 (Restoration of Primorska to the Motherland Day), October 31 (Reformation Day), November 1 (Remembrance Day), November 23 (Rudolf Maister Day), December 25 (Christmas Day), December 26 (Independence and Unity Day)

Misc Fact / Good to Know: You cannot ride on a train with your feet up on a seat in Slovenia.