czwartek, 26 września 2013

Slovenia is a nation state in southern Central Europe at the crossroads of main European cultural and trade routes. It borders Italy to the west, Austria to the north, Croatia to the south and southeast and Hungary to the northeast.

Did you know that:
1. Although Slovenia's total surface area is only around 20,000 km2, it has almost 10,000 km2 of forest.
2. Slovenia’s Adriatic coastline is 46.6 km long.
3. Over 400 brown bears make their home in Slovenia.
4. 216 square km of Slovenia is covered in vineyards.
5. In Slovenia, you can pay to stay in a prison cell at the Hostel Celica in Ljubljana.
6. The official symbol of Ljubljana is the dragon which was said to have been slayed by Jason (of Jason and the Argonauts).
7. Some scenes from The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian were filmed in Slovenia’s Soca Valley.
8. Old Vine in Maribor is over 400 years old and the oldest vine in the world. It still bears between 35 and 55 kilos of red grapes annually from which wine is produced.

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