|Area:||20,273 sq km|
|Time zone:||GMT/UTC +1|
|International membership:||EU, NATO, OECD|
|International domain suffix:||.si|
|Country calling code:||+386|
|Language:||Slovenian, Italian and Hungarian (in ethnically mixed regions)|
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Ljubljana, 25 September (STA) - The Slovenian Tourist Board (STO) marked its 25th anniversary today, coinciding with the worst year for global tourism industry due to the coronavirus pandemic and coming two days before World Tourism Day.
Ljubljana, 25 September (STA) - The average monthly gross pay in Slovenia stood at EUR 1,851 in 2019, which is 4.1% more than the year before. The figure was higher than the national average for men and lower for women. A total of 64.4% employees got lower pay than the average, the Statistics Office announced this week.
Portorož, 24 September (STA) - The two-day Manager Congress got under way in the coastal town of Portorož on Thursday, with President Borut Pahor, the event's honorary guest, highlighting that managers' accomplishments helped Slovenia in tackling Covid-19. He also called for necessary structural reforms.
Slovenian producer of LED lightning Sloluks from Hoče in Eastern Slovenia has developed an innovative device for disinfecting public spaces and homes without using costly and environmentally harmful chemicals.
Slovenia was ranked 15th among the world's safest places to visit after the pandemic.
The pharmaceutical industry in Slovenia is dominated by groups Krka and Lek. The precondition for their success: behind the two groups there is an ecosystem of research institutions, excellence centers and small innovative biotech companies.