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Slovenia

Slovenia Geography Stats

Definitions

  • Area > Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Area > Land: Total land area in square kilometres
  • Area > Land > Per capita: Total land area in square kilometres Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Area > Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Average precipitation in depth > Mm per year: Average precipitation in depth (mm per year). Average precipitation is the long-term average in depth (over space and time) of annual precipitation in the country. Precipitation is defined as any kind of water that falls from clouds as a liquid or a solid.
  • Average rainfall in depth > Mm per year: Average rainfall is the long-term average in depth (over space and time) of annual precipitation in the country. Precipitation is defined as any kind of water that falls from clouds as a liquid or a solid.
  • Climate: A brief description of typical weather regimes throughout the year.
  • Coastline: The total length of the boundary between the land area (including islands) and the sea.
  • Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the purpose of finding the approximate geographic center of an entity and is based on the Gazetteer of Conventional Names, Third Edition, August 1988, US Board on Geographic Names and on other sources.
  • Land area > Sq. km: Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes."
  • Land area > Square miles: Country land area.
  • Location: The country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water.
  • Natural resources: A country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.
  • Surface area > Sq. km: Surface area is a country's total area, including areas under inland bodies of water and some coastal waterways.
  • Terrain: A brief description of the topography
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Area > Comparative slightly smaller than New Jersey 2013
Area > Land 20,151 sq km 2008 150th out of 235
Area > Land > Per capita 10.04 sq km per 1,000 people 2008 127th out of 224
Area > Total 20,273 sq km 2013 156th out of 251
Average precipitation in depth > Mm per year 1,162 2011 79th out of 178
Average rainfall in depth > Mm per year 1,162 2008 76th out of 169
Climate Mediterranean climate on the coast, continental climate with mild to hot summers and cold winters in the plateaus and valleys to the east 2013
Coastline 46.6 km 2014 181st out of 242
Geographic coordinates 46 07 N, 14 49 E 2013
Land area > Sq. km 20,140 sq km 2008 145th out of 199
Land area > Square miles 7,827 square miles 2013 71st out of 98
Location south Central Europe, Julian Alps between Austria and Croatia 2013
Natural resources lignite coal, lead, zinc, building stone, hydropower, forests 2013
Surface area > Sq. km 20,270 km² 2005 149th out of 204
Terrain a short coastal strip on the Adriatic, an alpine mountain region adjacent to Italy and Austria, mixed mountains and valleys with numerous rivers to the east 2013

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; Food and Agriculture Organization; Food and Agriculture Organisation, electronic files and web site.; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; World Development Indicators database

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Slovenia Geography Profiles (Subcategories)

Area 11 Land boundaries 4
Environment 3 Land use 3
Freshwater withdrawal 6 Surface area 3
Land area 3
  • Slovenia ranked first for rural population density > rural population per sq. km of arable land amongst Europe in 2005.
  • Slovenia ranked third last for land use > arable land amongst European Union in 2013.
  • Slovenia ranked first for average rainfall in depth > mm per year amongst Eurozone in 2008.
  • Slovenia ranked second last for area > total amongst High income OECD countries in 2013.