The Republic of Slovenia lies at the heart of Europe, where the Alps and the Mediterranean meet the Pannonian plains and the mysterious Karst.
In Slovenia, the sun shines approximately 2,000 hours per year. And there is plenty of snow in winter. The average temperatures are -2°C in January and 21°C in July. Green is the dominant colour. There are many woods and forests in Slovenia – covering more than half of the country – and numerous preserved and protected plant and animal species.
Slovenia makes a great tourist destination. You can ski in the morning and surrender yourself to the luxury of the Adriatic Sea in the afternoon.
The highest mountain is called Triglav - the name meaning "three-heads" - and it is 2864m high. The mountain is a true national symbol, featured on the national coat of arms and the flag.
The country is also known for its great wines and delicious traditional food.
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Slovenia - Profile of an adventure (brochure)
A quick overview of the most important information on Slovenia on 15 pages. The brochure contains a map of the most important tourist points in Slovenia. Read more »
Documentary “Glamorous Slovenia” on Chinese National Television CCTV
A three-episode documentary Glamorous Slovenia presents Slovenia through a Chinese perspective and offers insights into Slovenian civilization, premiered on Chinese national television documentary channel CCTV-9 on 27 February 2012.
A CCTV crew carried out interviews and filmed the documentary on various locations in Slovenia from mid-September 2011 to early November 2011. The documentary also pays tribute to the 20th anniversary of Slovenian-Chinese diplomatic relations.
Glamorous Slovenia can be seen at the CCTV’s website: http://jishi.cntv.cn/program/meilisiluowenniya/shouye/index.shtml