If you’re looking to move to this pretty country or you’re simply going on holiday here, take a look at these 21 interesting facts about Slovenia before you go!
Slovenia is a mountainous country in Central Europe.
Once a part of the former Yugoslavia, Slovenia gained independence in 1991.
It is bordered by Austria to the north, Hungary to the northeast, Croatia to the south and southeast and Italy to the west. It also has a coastline along the Adriatic Sea to the southwest.
If you’re looking to relocate to this beautiful country, you could always sail here in your boat through the Adriatic Sea! You’ll need the coordinates 46.0500° N, 14.5000°
The terrain here is mountainous in the north and east, whilst in the southwest you’ll come across the Karst Plateau (a name particular to this part of Slovenia), a limestone region featuring underground gorges, caves and rivers!
Flag of Slovenia
In fact, there are more than 10,000 caves in Slovenia; we wonder if there are any undiscovered fossils or prehistoric remains waiting to be found?
Did you know that more than 60% of Slovenia is forest?
Thanks to the vast forests, Slovenia is home to brown bears, lynx, wolves and many other wild animals!
The total land area of Slovenia is 7,827 square miles (20,273 square kilometres)…