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Residence in the Republic of Slovenia and Ljubljana
Slovenia

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  • Population: 2 million
  • Area: 20,273 km2
  • Capital: Ljubljana
  • Official language: Slovenian
  • Currency: Euro
  • Political system: Democratic Republic
  • Highest peak: Triglav (2864 m)
  • Coast: Adriatic Sea (47 km of coastline)
  • Nature: the third most forested country in Europe
  • Located in Central Europe, borders Italy, Austria, Croatia and Hungary
  • Home to the oldest grape vine in the world (all vineyards cover 21,600 ha)
  • Over 8,000 currently known karstic caves and pits, including the Škocjan Caves which have been included in the UNESCO list of natural world heritage
  • Home to numerous top athletes (Tina Maze, Goran Dragić, Anže Kopitar), artists, musicians and composers (Slavko Avsenik, the author of the most frequently played instrumental composition in the world “Na Golici”)
  • Member of the European Union since 2004