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1 ALANYA – TURKEY 1 st COMENIUS ROHROL meeting 21. – 25.10.2013

2 SLOVENIA Comenius project 2013-15

3 Location  Slovenia is in Central Europe  It borders countries:  Austria  Croatia  Hungary  Italy

4 Location

5  Population: 2,055,942 (10 April 2010)  Area: 20,273 km²  Member of the EU: since 1 May 2004  Currency: Euro - €  Gross domestic product: 16.000 €  Milk 1 l = 0,7 € -1,3 €  Bread 1 kg = 1 – 3 € About us

6  Borut Pahor President of the Republic of Slovenia

7  Flag (Emblem, white; blue and red colour)  Coat of arms (3 stars, mountain Triglav, 2 rivers)  Anthem – Zdravljica (Lyrics – France Prešeren, Music – Stanko Premrl) National symbols of Slovenia

8 Small enough to walk and big enough for endless explorations

9  a morning swim in the Adriatic Sea, Slovenia is a small country so you can experience amazing contrasts in the same day:

10  followed by an early afternoon ride of Lipizzaner, a horse which originates from Slovenia, SLOVENIA

11  a quick visit of the Postojna cave,  Postojna Cave is a network of 20 kilometres of passages, galleries and chambers into which experienced guides have accompanied more than 31 million visitors in the last 188 years. SLOVENIA

12  followed by an afternoon hike in the Slovenian Alps, SLOVENIA

13  Slovenia has only one island but its uniqueness makes it more attractive than many an archipelago. Sheltered by picturesque mountains, the island reigns in the middle of an Alpine lake. Its charm has made it a symbol for centuries of a town to which guests from all over the world love to return. This town, which has already existed for a thousand years, is BLED. BLED

14  Arboretum manages the park, maintains its plant collection, produces plants in its own nurseries, runs a garden centre and does practical landscaping all over Slovenia. VOLČJI POTOK

15  an early evening visit to our capital city Ljubljana which has 350,000 inhabitants, SLOVENIA

16  and a late-night walk in a beautiful countryside in the region called Prekmurje. SLOVENIA

17  Slovenia is also famous for its vineyards. SLOVENIA

18  The Škocjan Caves Regional Park lies in the south-west of Slovenia, on the main Karst plateau, from which the word Karst originates. The Škocjan Caves Regional Park

19  Ljubljana: - Ljubljanski grad (Ljubljana castle), - Živalski vrt Ljubljana (ZOO Ljubljana), - Bolšji sejem (Flea market), - Botanični vrt (The Botanical Garden), … The capital

20  Ljubljana (Capital – 350,00) The biggest cities

21  Comenius teachers and children in front of Slovenia’s most famous poet France Prešeren during the visit in Slovenia in May 2008.  France Prešeren wrote our national anthem entitled Zdravljica. SLOVENIA

22  Maribor (95,171) Biggest cities

23  Kranj (38,383) Biggest cities

24  Celje (37,834) Biggest cities

25  Velenje (25,456) Biggest cities Coat of arm

26  Koper (23,700) Biggest cities

27  Novo mesto (23,300) Biggest cities WELCOME TO DOLENJSKA

28  Typical dishes : pork sour cabbage Prekmurska gibanica - layered pastry with poppy seeds, walnuts, apples, raisins, and cottage cheese filling Blejska cream cake And many, many more Food

29  Eurobasket 2013  Golden fox (Alpine skiing) Big sporting events

30  Tina Maze:  Primož Kozmus:  Anže Kopitar: Best athletes

31 MedalAthleteSportdisciplinedate goldUrška ŽolnirJudo women up to 63 kg 31 July silver Primož Kozmus athleticshammer throw5 August bronze Iztok ČopIztok Čop and Luka Špik Luka Špik rowingdouble sculls2 August bronze Rajmond Debevec shooting men‘s 50 meter rifle prone 3 August Great Britain– London 2012

32 Urška Žolnir Urška Žolnir Primož Kozmus Rajmond Debevec Iztok Čop and Luka Špik Primož Kozmus SLOVENIA

33  Apart from being hard-working and diligent,  things we like to do, we do with great passion and energy,  we are regarded as slightly more individualist,  Despite the proverbial envy of neighbours or schadenfreude, the Slovenians are an open and hospitable people.  You can easily make yourself understood with Slovenians, since the great majority speak English and other languages well.  Another of the highest values for Slovenians is friendship. So you can expect the friendships you develop in Slovenia to last all your life. SLOVENIAN CHARACTER

34 SLOVENIA Comenius project 2013-15 VISIT SLOVENIA LIVE not on

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