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|Date of Independence:|
|25 June 1991|
|Total Area Ranking:|
|154 of 236 in the World|
|Population Size Ranking:|
|146 of 242 in the World|
The Republic of Slovenia is a small state in south-eastern Europe. It is situated in the north-western part of the Balkan Peninsula. It borders Austria to the north, Hungary to the north-east, Croatia to the south-east and Italy and the Adriatic Sea to the west. The country is mountainous, with fertile valleys and several rivers. Some 42% of the land is forested. It occupies a land area of 20,251 km2 (7820 sq miles) and has a population of 1,974,839 inhabitants (according to the 1991 Census). Its population comprises 88% Slovenes, 3% Croats, 2% Serbs, 1% Bosniak and 6% others. The capital city is Ljubljana.
Further National Information
Text to be added on the development of aviation in Slovenia.
Civil Aircraft Registrations
Upon independence in 1991, the registration prefix SL-xxx was unofficially adopted, eg: SL-HAA.
The formally allocated registration prefix ‘S5-‘ has been used since 199?, eg: S5-AAD.
No on-line civil register listing is known.
Military Air Arms
Army Aviation (Air Force of the Slovenian Army)
Central Government Agencies
Government (Slovenian Government Aviation)
Public Service Aviation
Medical Aviation – none known
Police Aviation (Slovenian Police Aviation Unit)
Pipistrel – Slovenian UL Aircraft manufacturer
Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots
Civil Airports & Airfields
Military Air Bases & Airfields
There are plans for a European Aviation Museum at Maribor Airport.
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