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Slovenian speaking countries

Slovenian is the official language in Slovenia and is spoken in 1 more countries as monther tongue by a part of the population. The Slovenian language (native name: Slovenski Jezik, Slovenščina) has its roots in the Indo-European language family.

With a share of around 91%, it is most widespread in Slovenia. A total of about 2.0 million people worldwide speak Slovenian as their mother tongue.

CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
SloveniaSouthern Europeyes91.1 %1,882,000
ItalySouthern Europeno0.2 %121,000