Useful Information


Central European with one hour forward in summer (GMT + 1).


Major credit cards are widely accepted throughout the country. Automatic cash dispensers (ATMs) are easily found both in Ljubljana and around Slovenia.


Slovenian; many locals speak fluently English and / or German and Italian.


Slovenia's power supply: 230 V, 50Hz and 3 phase 400 V, 50 Hz.
Power plug sockets: In Slovenia the power plug sockets are of type F - also known as "Schuko". This socket also works with plug C and plug E.

Telephone Dialing Codes

Country code: +386
Ljubljana city code: (0)1
International calls from Slovenia:     00+country+city codes

Emergency Numbers

Police: 113
Fire Brigade: 112 Ambulance & First Aid: 112
Medical assistance: 232 30 60
AMZS, Slovenian Automobile Club: Info 530 53 00
Road emergency and towing service: 1987


Slovenia, although a small country – half the size of Switzerland, has three distinct climate types: continental, Alpine and sub-Mediterranean. A good part of the country, including Ljubljana, is characterized by a typical European continental climate with warm, dry summers and fairly cold winters, while the coastal areas and the lowlands in the south have a milder climate. The below chart illustrates the mean annual temperature in Ljubljana. (Source

The average maximum daytime temperature in Ljubljana in February lies at 5.3°C (41.54°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around -2.9°C (26.78°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night). Rainfall during February is moderate with an average of 75mm (2.9 inches). There are generally around 10 snowy days. The sun will show itself now and again, with 112 hours of sunshine during the entire month. 

On average, the warmest month is July, and the coolest month is January. The most precipitation  on average occurs in June.