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Territory in central Europe, ruled since 1991 by the Republika Slovenija

Slovenia (Slovene: Slovenija), officially the Republic of Slovenia (Slovene: Republika Slovenija), is a country located in southern central Europe at the crossroads of the main European cultural and trade routes. It is bordered by Italy to the west, Austria to the north, Hungary to the northeast, Croatia to the southeast and the Adriatic Sea to the southwest. It covers 20,273 square kilometers and has a population of 2.07 million. One of the successor states of the former Yugoslavia, Slovenia is a parliamentary republic and a member of the United Nations, European Union and NATO. The capital and largest city is Ljubljana.

Measures of Freedom

Human Freedom Index [PDF], The Human Freedom Index 2021
2019: 8.37, Rank: 32, Personal Freedom: 9.04, Economic Freedom: 7.43
Level of Economic Freedom, Economic Freedom of the World
2014: 6.73, Rank: 97
Slovenia | Freedom House, Freedom in the World 2016
2016: Status: Free, Aggregate Score: 92, Political Rights: 1, Civil Liberties: 1
In April 2015, the Constitutional Court ruled that the trial of former prime minister Janez Janša, who in 2013 was convicted of accepting bribes from the Finnish defense company Patria, had been unfair and ordered a retrial. In September, the court announced that the statute of limitations for the case had expired. Janša, who had spent several months in jail, appealed, reportedly seeking a new trial so that he could seek damages for wrongful imprisonment.

The introductory paragraph uses material from the Wikipedia article "Slovenia" as of 1 Oct 2018, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.