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Environment of Slovenia

In Slovenia, the amount of alternative and nuclear energy consumed amounts to 26.2% of the total energy use. Slovenia emits 7.5 metric tons per capita of CO₂. The number of road motor vehicles per 1000 inhabitants in Slovenia is 593.


Total land area of Slovenia is 20,273 km2 (approx. 7,827 mi²). 12574 km2 of Slovenia's territory is covered in forests. and forest land comprises 62% of all the land in the country.

Issues Slovenia faces

Currently Slovenia faces various issues, including pollution of Sava River with domestic and industrial waste, pollution of coastal waters with heavy metals and toxic chemicals, forest damage near Koper from air pollution (originating at metallurgical and chemical plants) and resulting acid rain.