Slovenia

Slovenia is a young European country in Central Europe. It is a member of the European Union since 1st of May 2004. First settlements were found dating in 6th century and the country got independent after a turbulent history.

The country developed fast through the history and kept pace with the most developed western European countries. It is one of the 30 most developed countries in the world, judging by the Gross domestic product per capita.

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Ljubljana – the capital city of Slovenia

Ljubljana is the capital city of Slovenia. Slovenia is a country with different geographical features, and Ljubljana lies in almost its geographical center.
Ljubljana with its 300.000 inhabitants counts as a smaller European city, but it is visited by a large number of tourists and business people every year. Even more, stars and important persons from culture, sports and politics visit Ljubljana each year, most recently the British queen Elisabeth II.

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Joze Plecnik

Plečnik is the number one name in Slovenian architecture. But you can see his masterpieces in three capital cities, LjubljanaVienna andPrague.

Slovenian Architect

Plečnik, as the Slovenian architect number 1 was Otto Wagner’s student in Vienna. He presented his talent very soon with planning the Zacherl palace. This is not the only Plečnik’s work in Vienna, he also helped developing different Vienna houses, and is also known for the Karl Boromejski fountain and the church of the Holy ghost at  Ottakring.

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