General information

Time zone

Central European (GMT + 1hr)

Language

The official language in Slovenian is Slovenian. A large number of inhabitants also speak English, German or Italian.
 

Electricity voltage

220 V, 50 Hz

 

Water

Tap water is drinkable across the country.

Postal information

Postal code

SI-1000

Post offices

Post offices are open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays and from 8 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturdays.

Duty post offices

  • 1102 Ljubljana, Cesta v Mestni log 81
  • 1103 Ljubljana, Trg OF 5
  • 1106 Ljubljana, Pražakova 3
More information

www.posta.si

Country and area codes

Slovenia: +386
Ljubljana: (0)1
 

International calls from Slovenia:

00 + country code + area code + telephone number
 

Other area numbers in Slovenia

02 - Maribor
02 - Murska Sobota
03 - Celje
03 - Trbovlje
04 - Kranj
05 - Koper
05 - Nova Gorica
07 - Novo mesto 

Important telephone numbers:

  • 113 Police
  • 080 1200 Police – criminal offence reporting (anonymous telephone number)
  • 112 Emergency calls – fire brigade, first aid station
  • 1188 Information about telephone subscribers in Slovenia
  • 1180 Information about telephone subscribers in other countries and collect calls
  • 1987 AMZS (Slovenian Automotive Association) – traffic and motoring information
  • 195 Precise time
  • 198 10 Wake up telephone
  • 115 International and national phone call operator
  • 080 1410 Telegram operator

Prepaid cards available from post offices and kiosks are required for street payphones.

Mobile phone codes

  • Mobitel: 031/041/051
  • Simobil: 040

Public holidays

  • 1 and 2 January: New Year
  • 8 February: Slovenian Day of Culture (the death anniversary of France Prešeren, the greatest Slovenian poet)
  • April: Easter Sunday, Easter Monday
  • 7th Sunday after Easter: Pentecost
  • 27 April: Day of Uprising against Occupation
  • 1 and 2 May: Labour Day
  • 25 June: National Day
  • 15 August: Assumption Day
  • 31 October: Reformation Day
  • 1 November : All Souls' Day
  • 25 December: Christmas
  • 26 December: Independence Day

Foreign language radio broadcasts

Slovenian Tourist Radio (STR):

24 hours of broadcasting per day in English, German, Italian and Croatian.
Frequencies: FM 87.6 , 89.2, 91.1, 102.4, 102.8 MHz 

Radio Slovenija

http://www.rtvslo.si
Frequencies:

  • Radio Slovenija 1: AM 326.8 (918 KHz); FM 88.5, 90.0, 91.8, 92.0, 92.9, 94.1, 96.4 MHz
  • Radio Slovenija 2: FM 87.8, 92.4, 93.5, 94.1, 95.3, 96.9, 97.6, 98.9, 99.9 MHz

RDS traffic information in English, German and Italian is broadcast after the Radio Slovenija 2 news programmes from Friday afternoons to Saturday evenings throughout the year and throughout the weekends in July and August.

Holiday weather report in English, German and Italian is broadcast on Radio Slovenija 1 and 2 at 7.15 a.m. daily in July and August.

News from home and abroad in English and German are broadcast on Radio Slovenija 1 daily at 10.30 p.m.

Wireless Internet (NeoWLAN)

NeoWLAN is Slovenian public access wireless network operated by the mobile phone company Mobitel. NeoWLAN offers a wireless Internet connection with data transfer speed of up to 11 Mb/s. Access to NeoWLAN is available at so-called hotspots covered by NeoWLAN signal. List of hotspots and more information about the network: http://www.neowlan.net.

How to connect?

  • by purchasing the NeoWLAN prepaid card
  • Mobitel GSM/UMTS subscribers can access the network via their mobile phone accounts


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