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                                         by Graham Rhind

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Slovenia

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SLOVENIA
SLOVENIA

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Slovenia - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

386

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

SLO

Internet country code

SI

GRC Country Code

SLV

Slovenia -Number format

   1.234,45

(where , indicates the decimal separator and . the thousands separator)

Slovenia -Date formats

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   dd/mm/yyyy 
   dd.mm.yyyy

Slovenia -Languages

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The official language is Slovenian External. Italian External (along the coastal strip - 3 000 speakers) and Hungarian External (in the northeast along the border with Hungary - 10 500 speakers) are accorded official recognition and in these areas both place names and street names may be written in either language. There are a small number of Friulian External- and German External-speakers.

Slovenia -Personal names

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Personal names tend to follow the pattern:

   Given name(s)[ ]Surname

Most married women take their husband's surname.

Tables of names can be acquired: given names External, surnames/family names External, family name prefixes External, forms of address External, job titles External

Slovenia -Company legal forms

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These company types are commonly found in Slovenia:

   d.d.delniska družba (stock company)
   d.n.o.družba z neomejeno odgovornostjo (partnership)
   d.o.o.družba z omejano odgovornostjo (limited liability company)
   k.d.komanditna družba (limited partnership)
   k.d.d.komanditna delniska družba (limited partnership with shares)
   s.p. - samostojni podjetnik (Sole proprietorship)
   t.d.tiha druzba (sole proprietorship)

Comprehensive tables of these strings can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/addresses.htm External

Slovenia -Addresses

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Addresses may be written in Slovenian, in Italian (along the coastal strip) or in Hungarian (along the Hungarian border). The format is:

   Contact name
   thoroughfare name[ ]number
   []
   postal code[  ]SETTLEMENT

For example:

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Two spaces should be placed between the postal code and the town name.

Company names and surnames may be found written in upper case in addresses.

In small villages, thoroughfares are not named and each house in the village will have a unique number. In these cases, the thoroughfare name will be replaced with the village name.

Large users may have their own postal codes, and the address is then written with no street address in this way:

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The Slovenian postal authorities prefer that 'SI-' is placed before the postal codes, but the rules of the country from which the mail is sent must define if you do this - please refer to Formatting an international address.

For information pertaining to the position of the thoroughfare type in an address, please refer to the chapter on Croatia.

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Bilingual street name in Koper/Capodistria

Bilingual street name in Koper/Capodistria

A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Thoroughfare types

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Common Slovenian thoroughfare types are trg (Square), cesta (Road, drive) and ulica (ul, Street).

Comprehensive tables of these strings can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/addresses.htm External

Slovenia -Post office box

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This is written as postni predal in Slovenian, abbreviated to p.p. or PP.

Slovenia -Postal codes

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Postal codes are formed of a block of 4 digits. These four digits are the unchanged last four digits of the code when Slovenia was part of Yugoslavia (i.e. without the preceding ‘6’). Codes cannot commence with 0.

The Slovenian postal authorities prefer that 'SI-' is placed before the postal codes, but the rules of the country from which the mail is sent must define if you do this - please refer to Formatting an international address.

Metadata containing postal code formatting rules, exceptions and regular expressions can be acquired External

Slovenia -Postal code format graphic

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Slovenia -Postal code format

Slovenia -Postal code specifics

Slovenia -Postal code regular expression

\A[1-9]\d{3,3}\Z

Slovenia -Postal code level of coverage

2

Place names in Slovenia

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Refer to Exonyms in Slovenia for full lists of place names in Slovenia in other languages.

Alternate place name forms/postal code tables can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/settlements.htm External

Other language place name data can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/otherlanguageplace.htm External

Slovenia -Administrative districts

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Administrative districts graphic

Telephone numbers in Slovenia

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Slovenian area codes for fixed geographic numbers have 1 digit when called from abroad. Subscriber numbers have 7 digits. Mobile numbers may have area codes with a length of 2 to 4 digits but the total telephone number length is 8. Mobile area codes commence 30-31, 40-41, 51, 64-71.

Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External


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