The territory is mostly mountainous with a mainly continental climate, with the exception of the Slovene Littoral that has a sub-Mediterranean climate and the north-western area that has an Alpine climate. Additionally, the Dinaric Alps and the Pannonian Plain meet on the territory of Slovenia. The country, marked by a significant biological diversity, is one of the most water-rich in Europe, with a dense river network, a rich aquifer system, and significant karst underground watercourses. Over half of the territory is covered by forest. The human settlement of Slovenia is dispersed and uneven.
Unlike many of the major European wine regions, Slovenia's viticultural history predates Roman influences and can be traced back to the early Celtic and Illyrian tribes who began cultivating vines for wine production sometime between the 5th and 4th centuries BC. By the Middle Ages, the Christian Church controlled most of the region's wine production through the monasteries. Under the rule of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, privately owned wineries had some presence in the region but steady declined following the empire's fall and the beginning of Yugoslavia. By the end of the Second World War, co-operatives controlled nearly all of the region's wine production and quality was very low as the emphasis was on the bulk wine production. The exception was the few small private wineries in the Drava Valley region that were able to continue operation.
The 2004 European election was the sixth election to the European Parliament. However, as Slovenia had only joined the European Union earlier that month, it was the first election European election held in that state. The election took place on June 13.
Several streams also burst their banks in the mountainous Villach-Land district in Carinthia state, which borders Italy and Slovenia... An 82-year-old man was found dead after he was swept into the floods by a landslide, district head Bernd Riepan said ... Photos showed debris-strewn streets and houses partially submerged in water and mud in Villach-Land.
Record rain falls overnight Tuesday to Wednesday sparked the landslides, sending mud and debris into populated regions and causing stream banks to burst in the mountainous Villach-Land district in Carinthia state, which borders Italy and Slovenia... Photos showed debris-strewn streets and houses partially submerged in water and mud in Villach-Land.
“I realized it’s my passion,” Nikitash said ... That all changed on Feb ... But Nikitash knows a number of childhood and family friends, specifically those from Mariupol, who have fled their homes for surrounding countries such as Slovenia and Poland. She tries her best to stay in contact with them as they navigate becoming refugees in foreign lands ... .
provincial team and Cycling Canada), told CoastReporter... In 2021, Hemstreet spent the first part of the year injured. Her first race, the World Cup in Slovenia, landed her in fifth place ... In the lead-up to the race on March 27, Hemstreet came in second place during the qualifiers, which would have landed her in 10th place among the elite women ... .
An additional 392 persons arrived by land from Slovenia... ■ An additional 392 refugees and migrants also entered Italy by land from Slovenia in February 2022, mainly originating from Bangladesh (94), Pakistan (51) and Afghanistan (39). Year to date, 663 persons arrived by land via Slovenia.
In January, 3,035 refugees and migrants arrived in Italy by sea, while 271 arrived by land from Slovenia. UNHCR stepped up its presence in the northern Friuli Venezia-Giulia region ... ■ Access to territory (sea arrivals).1 In January 2022, 3,035 refugees and migrants arrived in Italy by sea, including 195 children travelling on their own ... .
Bogataj landed 95.5 to score 136.8 points before hitting the 100m mark with her second jump to add 140.6 to her total ...Winning jump ... There was more success for Slovenia when Ema Klinec joined her compatriots on the podium after landing solid jumps of 91.5m and 96.5m to accumulate 262.4 points overall ... .
While I envisaged hopes of emulating a graceful Lindsey Vonn or fearless Eddie the Eagle, as I took to the slopes for the first time I bore something of a striking resemblance to the hapless fictional reporter - limbs askew, sliding backwards down a mountain before landing face-first in snow ...Slovenia is standing by ... SLOVENIA ... I feel Slovenia.
Peter Prevc cranked up the heat on Fettner when he landed a jump of 127 metres to put Slovenia in front on 934.4 ... Slovenia had to settle for silver, while Germany rose to bronze, edging out Norway, with 922.9 largely thanks to a huge jump by Markus Eisenbichler ... Jan Hörl landed the ...
The 2022 Winter Olympics is under way in Beijing and there are plenty of eye-catching sports on display ... What is ski jumping?. Athletes compete to jump furthest after skiing down a sharp slope before launching off a ramp ... The men’s world record distance was achieved by Peter Prevc of Slovenia in 2015, who successfully landed a distance of 250m ... .
Vital role of smaller parties in Slovenia... Although the minor parties that were instrumental in bringing Janša to power may not pass the 4-per-cent threshold in the election, they may be replaced by newcomers, such as Our Land (Naša Dežela) or the Unite Slovenia (Povežimo Slovenijo) electoral bloc, or by other parties returning to parliament.