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Culture of Slovenia

People in Slovenia speak the Slovenian language. The linguistic diversity of Slovenia is vaguely diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Slovenia is 0.2201. The followers of Christianity are the religious majority in the country. 49.9% of Slovenia's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Slovenia. The rate of urbanization in Slovenia is considered to be -0.6. The negative rate of urbanization in Slovenia indicates a lack of economic strength and stability in that nation’s cities. This could indicate that investment in this nation’s industries is a gamble; decreasing urbanization could result in a lack of labor for large business projects. According to data on inbound tourists in Slovenia, 2,259,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.

National anthem

The national anthem of Slovenia is called 'Zdravljica', which in English means 'A Toast'. It was adopted in 1989. The lyrics have been written by France Prešeren and the music has been composed by Stanko Premrl.

Fast food

The first McDonalds in Slovenia was opened on 2 December 1993, and it was located in In Čopova Street, Ljubljana. At the moment Slovenia has 16 operating McDonalds restaurants. The number of operating McDonalds restaurants in a country is indicative of the influence of Western culture and globalization in that country. Operating McDonalds restaurants could also have a direct impact on the health of a nation's citizens. Around 29.% of the population of Slovenia are obese.

Alcohol consumption

Each year, the people of Slovenia consume 1 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 44.5% beer, 46.9% wine, 8.6% distilled spirits, 0% other alcohol.

National dish

One of the most popular national dishes of Slovenia is ajdovi žganci. Other national dishes include belokranjska povitica, obara.