Tourism in Slovenia News Reviews

Slovenia

Independent republic in the NW of the former Yugoslavia, with its capital at Ljubljana. Settled by Slovenes in the sixth century a.d. as the state of Samo, it was later under the Franks and the Bavarians. After 1335 most of the Slovene territory came under Austria, except for 1809 to 1813, when it was part of the Slavic Illyrian Provinces created by Napoleon.

In 1918 Slovenia joined other South Slavs in creating the Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes or, after 1931, Yugoslavia. During World War II Slovenia was divided between Hungary, Italy, and Germany.

It became a constituent republic of Yugoslavia in 1946. Slovenia, along with Croatia, was recognized as an independent country by the European Community and the United Nations in 1992. Serbian troop invaded Slovenia, but were forced to withdraw.

Milan KuCan was elected president of Slovenia in 1990, continued as president of the independent republic, and was reelected in 1997. In 2002, Janez Drnovsek, the prime minister, was elected president.

In 2004, Slovenia became a member of NATO and the European Union.


     

Slovenia in photos

Explore every corner in Slovenia

11 truly amazing places you must visit in Slovenia

Famous places to travel with highest rating


Miri, Malaysia

Utrecht, Netherlands

Les Abymes, Guadeloupe

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Oberstdorf, Germany

places of interest you must visit

Travel news

a single ticket in the uk

For the first time two major British cities, namely Glasgow and London will give residents passes valid on rail transportation. ... read more

chocolate óbidos

In mid-March, namely 14 the number in the territory of one of the Portuguese city of óbidos will be the sweetest event of the year - the international festival of chocolate. For the sake of this eve... read more

world village is the main event of october in dubai

Every year at the Dubai fair is held under the title of "world village". This year its opening took place on 5 October. This event is held for the eighteenth time. Here over the next six months anyon... read more

the african quarter of brussels attracts tourists

Brussels matonge quarter, which until recently had a reputation as a dirty, poor and dangerous enough, turned into a popular place among tourists and Belgian youth. Here are concentrated the most unu... read more

bangkok airport outside the zone of flooding

Thailand threatened by new flooding, so the government has decided to take serious measures for the protection of strategic facilities, in particular the international don Muang airport. Forecasters,... read more