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Atlas Slovenia

Country (long form)
Republic of Slovenia
Capital
Ljubljana
Total Area
7,819.73 sq mi
20,253.00 sq km
Population
1,927,593 (July 2000 est.)
Estimated Population in 2050
1,641,553
Languages
Slovenian 91%, Serbo-Croatian 6%, other 3%
Literacy
99.0% total, N/A% male, N/A% female
Religions
Roman Catholic 70.8% (including Uniate 2%), Lutheran 1%, Muslim 1%, atheist 4.3%, other 22.9%
Life Expectancy
70.97 male, 78.97 female (2000 est.)
Government Type
parliamentary democratic republic
Currency
1 tolar (SlT) = 100 stotins
GDP (per capita)
$10,900 (1999 est.)
Labor Force (by occupation)
agriculture N/A%, industry N/A%, services N/A%
Industry
ferrous metallurgy and rolling mill products, aluminum reduction and rolled products, lead and zinc smelting, electronics (including military electronics), trucks, electric power equipment, wood products, textiles, chemicals, machine tools
Agriculture
potatoes, hops, wheat, sugar beets, corn, grapes; cattle, sheep, poultry
Arable Land
12%
Exports
manufactured goods 45%, machinery and transport equipment 30%, chemicals 10%, food 3% (1997)
Imports
machinery and transport equipment 31%, manufactured goods 31%, chemicals 11%, fuels and lubricants, food (1997)
Natural Resources
lignite coal, lead, zinc, mercury, uranium, silver, hydropower
Current Environmental Issues
Sava River polluted with domestic and industrial waste; pollution of coastal waters with heavy metals and toxic chemicals; forest damage near Koper from air pollution (originating at metallurgical and chemical plants) and resulting acid rain
Telephones (main lines in use)
700,000 (1997)
Telephones (mobile cellular)
57,342 (1999)
Internet Service Providers (ISPs)
7 (1999)