Slovenia in the Northwestern Balkans Region of Central Europe46.0N 14.5E
Slovenia is a country located in the northwestern Balkans region of central Europe. Slovenia has an area of 7,827 sq mi (20,273 sq km) and a population of about (2009 est.) 2,037,000.
The capital is Ljubljana. Slovenia is predominantly mountainous and wooded, with deep, fertile valleys and numerous rivers. It is one of the more prosperous regions of the Balkans. Its economy is based largely on services and manufacturing, and forestry, livestock, and crops, including potatoes, grains, and fruits, are also important.