Slovenia is a country that is located in central Europe. Although Slovenia is a country today, Slovenia has never existed in history before 1991. Originally the land of present day Slovenia belonged to the Habsburgs in the 14th century (later known as Austria-Hungary in 1867) and then became apart of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes in 1918 (later known as Yugoslavia in 1929).
Slovenia was part of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia (later known as the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in 1945) until it got it's independence in 1991. It is today a member of the EU and NATO.