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Republic of Slovenia

Republika Slovenija

Political Status: Former constituent republic of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia; independence declared June 25, 1991, on the basis of a referendum held December 23, 1990; present constitution adopted December 23, 1991.

Area: 7,818 sq. mi. (20,251 sq. km).

Population: 2,068,000 (2018E—World Bank); 1,965,706 (2018E—U.S. Census).

Major Urban Centers (2018E—UN, urban area): LJUBLJANA (280,310), Maribor (94,876).

Official Language: Slovene.

Monetary Unit: Euro (market rate October 19, 2018: 0.87 euro = $1US). Slovenia adopted the euro as its official currency on January 1, 2007. Its former currency was the tolar.

President: Borut PAHOR (ind., formerly Social Democrats); elected on December 2, 2012, in the second round of presidential balloting, succeeding Danilo TÜRK (nonparty); reelected in the second round of polling on November 12, 2017.

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