Slovenian speaking countriesSlovenian 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 m people worldwide speak Slovenian as their mother tongue.
|Slovenia||Southern Europe||yes||91.1 %||1,913,000|
|Italy||Southern Europe||no||0.2 %||119,000|
Unless otherwise described in the text, this page is about native speakers - not the total number of speakers. How many people understand or speak Slovenian as a subsequently learned language is not the subject of this page. Countries where native speakers make up only a few thousand or even a few hundred people, or countries with a percentage well below 1%, are maybe not listed here.