Slovenia Geography, Economy, and Culture

A small country in Central Europe, Slovenia’s geography includes Alpine mountains, thick forests, historic cities, and a short Adriatic coastline. A former Yugoslav republic, it joined the European Union in 2004 and has been relatively successful at transitioning its economy to the free market compared to others with a similar history.

Including both mountainous regions and a Mediterranean coastline, Slovenia’s climate is considered temperate. For a small country, it has large biodiversity with several endemic mammal species, among them marmots, Alpine ibex, and chamois, deer, roe deer, boar, and hares. It is also one of the most forested regions of Europe, with oak, beech, spruce, fir, and pine dominating its ecology.

Its largest city is the capital, Ljubljana and Slovene is the language for the vast majority of its population. Other minority languages include Hungarian and Italian. The majority of its population identifies as Catholic.

2021
April 4Easter Sunday
April 5Easter Monday
April 27Day of Uprising Against Occupation
May 1Labor Day / May Day
May 2Labour Day holiday
May 23Whit Sunday
June 25Statehood Day
August 15Assumption of Mary
October 31Reformation Day
November 1Remembrance Day
December 25Christmas Day
December 26Independence and Unity Day
  • d.d. (Delniška družba)
  • d.o.o. (Družba z omejeno odgovornostjo)
  • d.n.o. (Družba z neomejeno odgovornostjo)
  • k.d. (Komanditna družba)
  • s.p. (Samostojni podjetnik)
  • Corporate Tax: 19%
  • Income Tax (Lowest Marginal Rate): 16%
  • Income Tax (Highest Marginal Rate): 50%
  • VAT/GST/Sales Tax: 22% (standard rate) or 9.5% (food, building and renovation, transport, tickets, media) or 5% (books, newspaper)
  • Hranilnica LON d.d. (Local Bank)
  • Delavska hranilnica d.d. (Local Bank)
  • Hranilnica in posojilnica Vipava d.d (Local Bank)
  • Nova Ljubljanska banka d.d., Ljubljana (Commercial Bank)
  • SKB banka d.d. (Commercial Bank)
  • Nova Kreditna banka Maribor, d.d. (Commercial Bank)
  • Abanka d.d. (Commercial Bank)
  • Banka Celje d.d. (Commercial Bank)
  • Gorenjska banka d.d., Kranj (Commercial Bank)
  • Banka Intesa Sanpaolo d.d., Koper (Commercial Bank)
  • Deželna banka Slovenije d.d (Commercial Bank)
  • Probanka d.d (Commercial Bank)
  • Factor banka d.d (Commercial Bank)
  • UniCredit banka Slovenija d.d. – (Commercial Bank)
  • Sberbank banka d.d. (Commercial Bank)
  • Addiko Bank (Commercial Bank)
  • Banka Sparkasse d.d (Commercial Bank)
  • SID – Slovenska izvozna in razvojna banka d.d., (Commercial Bank)
  • Poštna banka Slovenije d.d. (Commercial Bank)

Aadmi can support you with your expansion to Slovenia. Our team of experts in country manage every aspect of your expansion from incorporation, accounting, legal, and even administrative concerns.  Matched with Global People Strategist’s powerful labor compliance software, your company is in good hands.

Contact us today for more information about how your company can benefit from using Aadmi as your global expansion partner.

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