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The GORIZIA STATISTICAL REGION (Slovene : Goriška statistična regija) is a statistical region in western Slovenia
Slovenia
, along the border with Italy
Italy
. It is named after the Italian town of Gorizia
Gorizia
(the feminine adjective goriška comes from the Slovenian name for Gorizia: Gorica). The Julian Alps, the Soča River, and the Vipava Valley are the most prominent natural features of this region. It contributed just over 5% to total national GDP in 2012, but in terms of GDP per capita it ranked fourth in the country. In the same year, disposable income per capita in the region the highest, in second place behind the Central Slovenia
Slovenia
Statistical Region . Housing stock estimates indicate that at the end of 2013 the region had the highest share of dwellings with three or more rooms (around 70%). The share of single-room dwellings was less than 10%. Dwellings here are larger than the Slovenian average, with 37 m² of usable floor space per person on average. The number of cars per 1,000 population is also the highest in Slovenia, with an average of 100 cars more per 1,000 people than in the Central Sava Statistical Region . However, the cars here and in the Lower Sava Statistical Region are also the oldest (on average almost 10 years old in 2013).

CONTENTS

* 1 Municipalities * 2 Demographics

* 3 Economy

* 3.1 Tourism

* 4 Transportation * 5 Sources

MUNICIPALITIES

The Gorizia
Gorizia
Statistical Region comprises the following municipalities :

* Ajdovščina * Bovec * Brda * Cerkno * Idrija * Kanal ob Soči * Kobarid * Miren-Kostanjevica * Nova Gorica
Nova Gorica
* Renče-Vogrsko * Šempeter-Vrtojba * Tolmin * Vipava

DEMOGRAPHICS

The population in 2015 was 118,196. It has a total area of 2,325 km².

ECONOMY

Employment structure: 59% services, 37.8% industry, 3.2% agriculture.

TOURISM

It attracts 9.8% of the total number of tourists in Slovenia, most being from Italy
Italy
(41.5%) and Slovenia
Slovenia
(20.7%).

TRANSPORTATION

* Length of motorways: 44.8 km * Length of other roads: 3,149 km

SOURCES

* ^ Dermol, Valerij et al. 2013. Connecting Research, Higher Education and Business: Implications for Innovation. IJEMS 6(1): 65–80, pp. 71ff. * ^ Lešnik, Sabina. 2013. Učenje tujih jezikov z vidika staršev iz različnih slovenskih regij. Revija za elementarno izobraževanje 6(2–3): 31–46, p. 32. * ^ Lešnik, Sabina. 2014. The Role of Socio-Cultural Environment in Foreign Language Learning. Dissertation. Maribor: University of Maribor. * ^ Urlep, Darja, Rok Blagus, ;background:none transparent;border:none;-moz-box-shadow:none;-webkit-box-shadow:none;box-shadow:none;">v

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Statistical regions of Slovenia

* Carinthia * Central Sava * Central Slovenia
Slovenia
* Coastal–Karst * Drava * Gorizia * Littoral–Inner Carniola * Lower Sava * Mura * Savinja * Southeast Slovenia
Slovenia
* Upper Carniola

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