|Name||Republic of Slovenia|
|Local name||Republika Slovenije|
|Area||20 256 km²|
|Population||1 971 739 Slovenes|
Slovenia has officially joined European Union on 1st may 2004. It is the richest and the most “western” of the republics of ex-Yugoslavia.
Do not confuse the Slovenes and the Slovaks… Slovakia and Slovenia are often confused even though they don't even share a border. Every year, an incredible amount of badly written letters has to be transfered (600Kg in 2004)…