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Soča river- author Tomo Jeseničnik

Slovenia or officially the Republic of Slovenia is a Central Europe country, surrounded by the Alps on one side and bordering the Mediterranean on west. Slovenia borders Austria on the north, Italy on the west, the Adriatic Sea on the southwest, Croatia on the south and east and Hungary on the northeast.

The capital of Slovenia is Ljubljana, the white city. Slovenia covers an area of 20,273 square kilometres and has a population of about 2 million people.

The majority of the population speaks Slovenian, country's official language.

Bohinj- source www.visitljubljana.siWith its points of interest and surprising natural beauty, Slovenia is, even for those who live here, an interesting country. With such diversity it is sometimes difficult to decide where to go.

You can visit Slovenia's diversed regions and experience a view of the Soča and the upper Sava river valleys below Mount Triglav, Slovenia’s highest mountain, or head to beautiful Karst region planted with olive groves and vineyards, with some of the most beautiful underground worlds of our planet.

Kayaking on Soča- author J.SkokIf you prefer sea breeze you can visit Slovenian coast and the unique Strunjan cliff which ascends 80 metres above the sea and is the highest cliff wall on the Adriatic coast. On the other hand Slovenia is also known as a green country, which you can see with your own eyes if you head to wine-growing hills with small churches, castle and monasteries and mighty forests of Dolenjska or Pohorje.

Slovenia is also a motherland of many world known sportsmen and has a long history in kayak and canoe disciplines.

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