Slovenia National Institutions for Language
Slovenia
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Official language: Slovene


Demographics of Slovenia

Total population is 2,003,584 (September 2005 est.). Slovenia's main ethnic group is Slovene (83%). Ethnic groups from other parts of the former Yugoslavia (Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Macedonian, Montenegrin) form 5.3%, and the Hungarian, Albanian, Roma, Italian and other minorities form 2.8% of the population. Ethnic affiliation of 8.9% was either undeclared or unknown.

Languages

The official language is Slovene (91.1%), which is a member of the South Slavic language group. Serbo-Croatian 4.5% and other or unspecified 4.4%. Hungarian and Italian enjoy the status of official languages in the ethnically mixed regions along the Hungarian and Italian borders.

Slovenian National Institutions for Language

Sektor za slovenski jezik
pri Ministrstvu za kulturo

Mag. Velemir Gjurin, vodja sektorja
Maistrova 10
SI-1000 Ljubljana
Tel.: +386 (0)1 400 7959
E-poŇ°ta: velemir.gjurin@gov.si
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