|Population:||2,081,260 (1 January 2018)|
|Capital:||Ljubljana (288,250 inhabitants)|
|Government:||Democratic parliamentary republic|
|Religion||Roman Catholic (58%);
there are 43 religious communities registered in Slovenia
|GDP per capita:||19,576 EUR (2016)|
|Climate:||Alpine, Continental, Mediterranean|
|Time:||Central European Time (UTC + 1)
Central European Summer Time (UTC + 2)
|Average temperatures:||July 21°C, January 0°C|
Slovenian highway system is very well organised. It connects Slovenia with Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia. Celje lies next to the A1 highway (Šentilj-Srmin) between Ljubljana (79 km from Celje) and Maribor (51 km from Celje). A vignette must be bought before driving on our highways.
You can easily reach Celje through the main Slovenian airport, Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport (104 km from Celje; the airport is 26 km from the centre of Ljubljana). One-way transport from Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport to Celje costs approximately 15 EUR per person by bus or approximately 100 EUR for 3 to 4 people by taxi.
Celje can also be reached via other nearby airports such as Graz Airport (119 km from Celje), Klagenfurt Airport (132 km from Celje), Zagreb Airport (120 km from Celje) or Trieste Airport (197 km from Celje). One-way train ticket from Graz to Celje costs approximately 30 EUR. There is no direct railway connection between Trieste and Celje. To come to Celje from Trieste, you can take the bus to Ljubljana, and then another bus from Ljubljana to Celje, which costs approximately 20 EUR in total.
There are frequent daily connections between Celje and Ljubljana (approximately 7 EUR per person one way), Maribor and Koper (the seaside). Furthermore,
Ljubljana has regular railway connections with Italy, Austria, Germany, the Netherlands, Hungary, Croatia, etc. If you want to contact the railway
company, here is the link.
Airports in Slovenia: Ljubljana (Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport).
Slovenian Airline Company: Adria Airways.
Nearby airports in Austria: Graz (Flughafen Graz), Klagenfurt (Kärnten Airport).
Nearby airport in Croatia: Zagreb (Franjo Tuđman Airport).
Nearby airport in Italy: Trieste (Trieste Airport).
Slovenia is an excellent starting point for travel all across