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The official name is Republic of Slovenia, and it is a
Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic, which covers 20.273 square
kilometres. Here live around 2.100.000 citizens, of which 61% are
Christians, 10% non religious, 2,5% Muslims and quite some unknown.
The currency is Euro, worth 7,46 Danish Krone. The GDP is US$45.917 billion.
The climate variety of relief, and the influence of the
Alps and the Adriatic Sea. The northeast has continental climate, the
coastal region, has a sub-Mediterranean climate while the Alpine climate is
present in the high mountain regions.
The biological diversity of the country is high, with 1% of the world's
organisms on 0.004% of the Earth's surface area. Among the larger mammals
are the marmots, Alpine ibex, Eurasian lynx, European jackal, Brown Bears,
wolves and chamois.
Slovenia is the third most-forested country in Europe, with 58.5% of the
territory covered by forests. The interior of the country are typical
Central European forests, predominantly oak and beech. In the mountains,
spruce, fir, and pine are more common.
In the Alps, flowers such as Daphne blagayana, gentians (Gentiana
clusii, Gentiana froelichi), Primula auricula, edelweiss (Leontopodium),
Cypripedium calceolus, Fritillaria meleagris and Pulsatilla
grandis are found.
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