Slovenia Political Map
Slovenia Country Information:
Slovenia is located in central Europe. Slovenia is bordered by the Adriatic Sea, Italy to the west, Austria to the north, Hungary to the east, and Croatia to the south.
Slovenia Bordering Countries:
Austria, Croatia, Italy, Hungary
Celje, Domzale, Dranj, Grosuplje, Jesenice, Kamnik, Kobarid, Koper, Kozina, Kranj, Litija, Ljubljana, Maribor, Menges, Murska, Nova Gorica, Novo Mesto, Postojna, Ptuj, Ravne, Rob, Sobota, Trbovlje, Velenje and Visnja Gora.
Adriatic Sea, Drava River, Golfo di Trieste, Gulf of Venice, Mura River and Sava River.
Slovenia Natural Resources:
Slovenia has metal resources which include silver, lead, mercury, uranium and zinc. Other natural resources for the country include lignite coal, hydropower and forests.
Slovenia Natural Hazards:
Natural hazards for the country of Slovenia include earthquakes, and flooding.
Slovenia Environmental Issues:
Environmental issues for Slovenia include water pollution of the coastal waters with heavy metals and toxic chemicals, and of the Sava River with industrial and domestic waste. There is also air pollution from metallurgical and chemical plants, which has resulted in acid rain. This, in turn, has caused forest damage near Koper.