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  Slovenia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Republic of Slovenia (Slovenian: Republika Slovenija) is a coastal sub-Alpine country in southern Central Europe bordering Italy to the west, the Adriatic Sea to the southwest, Croatia to the south and east, Hungary to the northeast, and Austria to the north.
Slovenia was part of: Kingdom of Yugoslavia until 1945, SFR of Yugoslavia from 1945 until gaining independence in 1991.
Slovenia's ethnic groups are: Slovenians (89%); Croats, Serbs, Bosniaks and other nationalities of the former Yugoslavia (10%); and the ethnic Hungarian and Italian minorities (0.5%).
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 Slovenia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Slovenia was part of Yugoslavia from 1945 until gaining independence in 1991.
During the 14th century, most of Slovenia's regions passed into ownership of the Habsburgs whose lands later formed the Austro-Hungarian Empire, with Slovenians inhabiting all or most of the provinces of Carniola, Gorizia and Gradisca, and parts of the provinces of Istria and Styria.
Slovenia is a high-income economy which enjoys the highest GDP per capita (US$21,567 in 2005) of the former Communist states of Europe.
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 Slovenia - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Republic of Slovenia (Slovenian Slovenija) is a littoral and pre-Alpine country in the South of Central Europe bordering the Adriatic Sea, Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia.
During the 14th century, most of Slovenia's regions pass to the possession of the Habsburgs, which later form the Austro-Hungarian Empire, with Slovenians inhabiting all or most of the provinces of Carniola, Gorizia[?], and Gradisca[?], and parts of the provinces of Istria and Styria.
Slovenia continues to enjoy the highest GDP per capita of the transitioning economies of the region.
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 History of Slovenia
Defying the politicians in Belgrade, Slovenia underwent a flowering of democracy and an opening of its society in cultural, civic, and economic realms to a degree almost unprecedented in the communist world.
On December 23, 1990, 88% of Slovenia's population voted for independence in a referendum, and on June 25, 1990, the Republic of Slovenia declared its independence.
Slovenia acceded to both NATO and the EU in the spring of 2004.
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 Slovenia (08/05)
Slovenia is situated at the crossroads of central Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Balkans.
Slovenia is engaged with 29 countries in bilateral military exchange--most actively with the U.S.--and in regional cooperative arrangements in central and southeast Europe; it participates in or intends to contribute forces for five major multinational regional peacekeeping bodies.
Slovenia and Croatia most recently made an effort to improve relations during a joint government session on June 10, 2005 where three bilateral agreements were signed: Joint Statement on Avoiding of Conflicts, Bilateral Agreement on Avoiding Double Taxation, and an establishment of a joint Historical Commission for the border issue.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3407.htm   (6203 words)

  
 Slovenia Entering the EU   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The progress made by Slovenia in the different areas of the Acquis was recorded by the Commission each year after 1998 and served as a basis for the EU to take decisions on the conduct and progress of accession negotiations, as well as to monitor and assess progress in meeting the Copenhagen criteria.
Slovenia already fulfils both the criteria relating to public finance, as the budget deficit and the public debt are lower than the permitted levels.
Slovenia supports further EU enlargement and sees its role in bridging the gap for the participation and gradual accession of the West Balkan countries in the various forms of European integration, which can be the only guarantee of the stabilisation of the conditions in South East Europe.
www.uvi.si /eng/slovenia/publications/facts/european-union/index.print.html   (2855 words)

  
 Slovenia (06/01)
Slovenia is a prime candidate for inclusion in NATO at a future date, and the United States recognizes and welcomes Slovenia's continuing efforts and progress toward this goal.
Slovenia is a new nation in the process of building up a modern armed force capable of providing for its territorial defense and of contributing to regional stability.
Slovenia is committed to interoperability and compatibility with NATO and enhancing its qualifications for full-fledged membership in the North Atlantic Alliance.
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 Slovenia Geography
Slovenia is located in Southeastern Europe, eastern Alps bordering the Adriatic Sea, between Austria and Croatia.
The terrain of Slovenia includes a short coastal strip on the Adriatic, an alpine mountain region adjacent to Italy and Austria, mixed mountain and valleys with numerous rivers to the east.
Slovenia is Mediterranean climate on the coast, continental climate with mild to hot summers and cold winters in the plateaus and valleys to the east
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 Geography (from Slovenia) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Slovenia is bordered on the west by Italy's Friuli-Venezia Giulia region.
Geography describes and analyzes the spatial variations in physical, biological, and human phenomena that occur on the surface of the globe and treats their interrelationships and their significant regional patterns.
A republic of the extreme northwestern Balkans, Slovenia borders Austria to the north, Hungary to the east, Croatia to the southeast and south, the Adriatic Sea to the southwest, and Italy to the west.
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 Geography of Slovenia
Maja Topole: Geography of the Municipality of Moravče
The analysis of the whole territory of Slovenia is complemented with the empirical research including a fieldwork in three sample regions, all of it being rounded off with the synthesis in a form of conclusions and mutual comparisons.
The aims of this book are to obtain a comprehensive picture of Slovenia's cultural landscapes; to define and assess their elements, relationships, and the correlations between them; to make an historical survey of landscape shaping; and to delineate and analyze current processes and trends that are changing the rural landscapes faster than ever before.
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 Republic of Slovenia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Slovenia lies between the Alps and the Adriatic, and borders Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia.
Slovenia is not just one of the youngest countries in Europe, it is also one of the smallest.
Slovenia offers visitors beautiful unspoilt countryside, a glimpse of the traditional way of life on holiday farms, excellent food in its pubs and restaurants, pleasant accommodation and much more besides.
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 Slovenia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Republic of Slovenia (Slovenian Slovenija) is a littoral and pre-Alpine country in the South of Central Europe bordering the Italy in the west, Adriatic Sea in the south-west, Croatia in the south and the east, Hungary in the north-east and Austria in the north.
Slovenia's ethnic groups represent Slovenians (89%), Croats, Serbs, Bosniaks and other nationalities of the former Yugoslavia (10%) and the ethnic Hungarian and Italian minorities (0.5%).
Slovenia's learned men include physicist Jožef Stefan and linguist Franc Miklošič.
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 Foreign & Commonwealth Office Country Profiles
Slovenia is become more actively engaged in the Western Balkans, drawing on its historical connections and knowledge of the region, and has deepened trade and other aspects of the relationship.
Slovenia is working with other FRY successor states to agree a division of FRY assets and liabilities and made some progress over the last few years.
Slovenia’s economy is heavily export-orientated, with the majority of its exports going to EU members (63.9%) followed by FRY successor states (15.6%) (all figures OECD data for 2000).
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 Slovenia
Slovenia: History - History In ancient times the region was inhabited by the Illyrian and Celtic tribes.
Slovenia: Government - Government Slovenia is a parliamentary democratic republic.
Slovenia: Land, People, and Economy - Land, People, and Economy Most of Slovenia is situated in the Karst plateau and in the Julian Alps.
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0107971.html   (682 words)

  
 Slovenia Europe - Pictures, Travel, Economy and Map
Slovenia, with its historical ties to Western Europe, enjoys a GDP per capita substantially higher than that of the other transitioning economies of Central Europe.
In March 2004, Slovenia became the first transition country to graduate from borrower status to donor partner at the World Bank.
Privatization of the economy proceeded at an accelerated pace in 2002-03, and the budget deficit dropped from 3.0% of GDP in 2002 to 1.6% in 2003.
slovenia.europe-countries.com   (1280 words)

  
 International Studies 320
Slovenia and Croatia represent the two wealthiest republics of the former Yugoslavia, breaking off from Serbian domination during the early 1990s and re-asserting their links to Western Europe that were established during the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
This region is one of stark contrasts within Europe: its physical geography joins the Alps with the Adriatic Sea; culturally, it is the meeting of the Latin west with the Slavic east; economically, the industrial north with the more agrarian south.
Slovenia and Croatia straddle the threshold of Catholicism with Eastern Orthodoxy and Islam, Latin with Cyrillic scripts, and at this pivotal location they are being conditioned by changes from authoritarianism to democracy and from centralized planning to free markets.
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 Slovenia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The coastal part of Slovenia has a mediterranean climate with warm to hot and dry summers, mild winters, abundant sunshine and the annual precipitation amounts to 1100-1300 mm.
The eastern part of Slovenia is characterised by a moderate continental climate with average air temperatures from 8-10 °C and an annual temperature around 23 °C. In this part of Slovenia areas with less than 900 mm annual precipitation are situated.
Slovenia constitutes of a short coastal strip on the Adriatic, an alpine mountain region adjacent to Italy, mixed mountain and valleys with numerous rivers in the central part and to the east, and a small part of Pannonian lowlands in the north-east.
www.hridir.org /countries/slovenia   (379 words)

  
 slovenia.ca - Map of Slovenia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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Map of Slovenia - a beneficiary country of the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe...
THE residents of an Austrian village in the shadow of the Tyrol mountain range hope to beat the winter blues with dozens of giant mirrors.
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 Slovenia - Atlapedia Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
It is bound by the Gulf of Trieste to the southwest, Italy to the west, Austria to the north, Hungary to the northeast and Croatia to the south and southeast.
On Jan. 15, 1992 Slovenia was officially recognized by the EU and was officially admitted to the UN on May 22, 1992.
In July 1993 in accordance with a UN arms embargo on the former Yugoslavia some 120 ton of arms were seized at Maribor airport and resulted in the arrest of seven people.
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 Hostels Slovenia - Book Hostels on Gomio.com
Religion: Slovenia is predominately a Roman Catholic country, with 82% of the population.
As with all the new EU member states, Slovenia will eventually take the Euro when all the economic conditions are met, but this is not expected before 2008.
Economy: In the decade or so since independence Slovenia has developed a stable multi-party system, one of the strongest economies in the former communist states, and followed its membership of NATO with its accession to the European Union on May 1st 2004.
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 Facts About Slovenia
In a March 2003 referendum on NATO and EU membership, Slovenes voted 90% in favor of joining the EU and 66% in favor of joining NATO.
Slovenia is scheduled to accede to both organizations in the early months of 2004.
Privatization of the economy proceeded at an accelerated pace in 2002-3, and the budget deficit dropped from 3.0% of GDP in 2002 to 1.6% in 2003.
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 Transnational Issues Of Slovenia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
If you would like to use this flag of Slovenia or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this map of Slovenia or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this information for Slovenia or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
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 Slovenia Culture and Art
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slovakia.europe-countries.com /guide/slovenia.htm   (2117 words)

  
 LINKS TO SLOVENIA
The Slovene FAQ - For those of you who don't quite understand what Slovenia is...
City.Net's Entry for Slovenia - Info about the major cities and geography of Slovenia.
Slovenia Internet Yellow Pages - The source for lots of links related to Slovenia.
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 Slovenia Travel and Tourism
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Although travel brands are now offering similarly low prices on their own sites, the general consumer perception is that third-party sites offer better deals reservation.
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 CIA - The World Factbook -- Slovenia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Despite lackluster performance in Europe in 2001-04, Slovenia maintained moderate growth.
Corruption and the high degree of coordination between government, business, and central bank policy were issues of concern in the run-up to Slovenia's 1 May 2004 accession to the European Union.
In mid-2004 Slovenia agreed to adopt the euro by 2007 and, therefore, must keep its debt levels, budget deficits, interest rates, and inflation levels within the EU's Maastrict criteria.
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 Geography of Slovenia -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Geography of Slovenia -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
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