Facts about the Slovenian Language

Slovenian language is spoken by about 2.5 million speakers worldwide. It was the first written Slavic language. It is spoken by Slovenian minorities in the bordering countries of Italy, Croatia, Hungary, and Austria. As a result of a migration at the beginning of the twentieth century Slovene can also be heard in Ohio, USA. After WWII, many Slovenians left their home country and moved to Argentina, so the Slovenian language is also present in South America. Other countries with Slovenian speaking minorities are Croatia, Serbia, Canada, Australia and South Africa. The modern Slovenian language was formed in the 18th and 19th [...]