Surface area: 20,273 km2
Time zone: GMT + 1, GMT + 2 (during summer)
Population: Over 2,000,000
Coast line: 47 km
Climate: Mostly influenced by Mediterranean climate and Alpine and sub-Alpine inlands
Religions: Mostly Roman Catholic
Official language and alphabet: Slovenian language
Political system: Unitary Parliamentary Constitutional Republic
Monetary unit: EURO
International telephone code: +386
Pets: Allowed, is better to have a vaccination record and veterinary certificate.
Customs formalities: Expensive professional and technical equipment should be declared at the border crossing.
Traveling documents: To enter Slovenia you need a valid passport depending on international agreement between the countries.
Visa: If required, please check with the nearest Slovenian Consulate or Embassy
Currency: Foreign currency can be changed at Banks, Exchange Offices, Post Offices, Tourist agencies, hotels etc. All major cards (American Express, Visa, Euro/MasterCard, Diners) are accepted for a wide range of services.
Medical services: Medical care for foreigners can be provided at hospitals and clinics in all major cities in Slovenia.
Drivers: Valid documents for themselves and for the vehicle, as well as the green insurance card.
Rent-a-Car & Taxi: Cars and Taxi can be rented at the airport, in towns and in all major tourist centers.
Postal services: Postage stamps are sold at post offices, hotel receptions and newspaper stands. FedEx, EMS and DHL air-express carrier services are also available. For international calls, besides using hotel and post office services, phone cards (for sale in all post offices) are used in all public phone booths.