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World Tourism Day: Sustainable tourism, a tool for development
27 September, 27. September 2017 ob 13:16 27 September has been celebrated as the World Tourism Day since 1979.
  • Did you know that:
  • recently Slovenia has received the prestigious National Geographic World Legacy Award for promoting sustainable tourism?
  • By knowing English, the most frequently spoken foreign language in Slovenia, we are part of Europe and the world
    26. September 2017 ob 07:13 In Europe 26 September has been a day dedicated to languages since 2001.
    21 September - a day when United Nations promote peace in a society of peace-loving people
    21. September 2017 ob 17:41 Under the auspices of the UN, Slovenia accepted 21 September as the Day of Peace.
    Shared mobility contributes to lower environmental pollution
    16. September 2017 ob 09:20 Between 16 and 22 September many cities and towns in Slovenia will celebrate the 16th European Mobility Week, which will conclude on Friday, 22 September, with the Car Free Day.
    From statistical archives: the statistical story on the average school day 60 years ago, in the school year 1956/57
    1. September 2017 ob 12:26 60 years ago some of us went to school for the first time, and thus today we have gathered in order to discuss our memories.
    The share of the young in the total population in the EU and Slovenia continues to decrease At the International Youth Day we focus on the decreasing trend in the share of the young (15–29 years) in the total population.
    Slovenians are big lovers of beer, this oldest and most popular alcoholic beverage International Beer Day: Slovenia has a long tradition of beer brewing.
    There are on average 57 people per sq. km of land in the world; in Slovenia 102, in the EU 118 11 July is the World Population Day. The Earth is home to 7.4 billion people and this year the number will grow by 77 million. The world population is not uniformly distributed.
    Has the number of violent deaths in Slovenia really increased in recent years? In the 2000–2016 period 930 violent deaths were recorded in Slovenia, victims were on average 39 years old. Men represented slightly more than 70% of victims in this period.
    Almost a third of Slovenia’s population attend concerts Music Day: During leisure time 7% of the population sings and dances, 5% plays instruments and 1% creates music. In Europe the Music Day is celebrated on the longest day of the year, i.e. 21 June.
    The European Union is well on track to achieve its 2020 climate and energy targets The European Sustainable Energy Week: the EU is making progress towards its 2020 climate and energy targets.
    The web application Slovene Statistical Regions and Municipalities in Numbers was updated In many ways Slovene statistical regions and municipalities are similar but in many ways they are also different.
    On average every resident of Slovenia visits a library five times a year Primož Trubar Day: book production in Slovenia was growing from 1991 to 2009, but since then it has been declining. In 2009 the record-breaking 6,953 titles were published; in 2016 only 4,930.
    Let’s enjoy the nature and take care of preserving its beauty World Environment Day is celebrated on the United Nations initiative on 5 June all over the world.
    Three-dimensional Phenomenon of Globalization Globalization of the Economy: The Silk Road paved the foundations of globalization. Nowadays we talk about integration of its three dimensions: social, economic and environmental.

    Slovenia in Numbers

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