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General information – Energy Country Profile

General Country Information - Energy Administration

  • Area: 20.273 sq km
  • agricultural land: 22.8% (2018 est.)
    • arable land: 8.4% (2018 est.)
    • permanent crops: 1.3% (2018 est.)
    • permanent pasture: 13.1% (2018 est.)
  • forest: 62.3% (2018 est.)
  • other: 14.9% (2018 est.)
  • Population: 2,102,106 (July 2021 est.)
  • GDP (purchasing power parity): $81.614 billion (2019 est.)
  • GDP per capita (purchasing power parity): $39,088 (2019 est.)
  • GDP composition per sector: 
    • agriculture 1.8%
    • industry 32.2%
    • services 65.9% (2017 est.)

Public Administration

  • Country name: Republic of Slovenia
  • Capital: Ljubljana
  • Administrative divisions: 200 municipalities (obcine, singular - obcina) and 11 urban municipalities (mestne obcine, singular - mestna obcina)
  • Urban municipalities: Celje, Koper-Capodistria, Kranj, Ljubljana, Maribor, Murska Sobota, Nova Gorica, Novo Mesto, Ptuj, Slovenj Gradec, Velenje

Energy Administration

The Energy Directorate of the Ministry of Infrastructure is in charge of  defining the energy policy objectives of Slovenia.

Since January 2002, Slovenia also has an Energy Agency in charge of regulating the energy markets. The autonomous agency was created to oversee the liberalisation of energy markets and their transparency, to facilitate the entry of newcomers and ensure fair competition amongst all players.

Membership status

Slovenia is an EU member country since 1 May 2004 and presently has 8 seats in the European Parliament

Last update: 03 2021