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The Gorizia
Gorizia
Statistical Region[1][2][3][4][5] (Slovene: Goriška statistična regija) is a statistical region in western Slovenia, along the border with Italy. It is named after the Italian town of Gorizia
Gorizia
(the feminine adjective goriška comes from the Slovenian name for Gorizia: Gorica).[6][7] 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
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[edit] The Gorizia
Gorizia
Statistical Region comprises the following municipalities:

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

Demographics[edit] The population in 2015 was 118,196. It has a total area of 2,325 km². Economy[edit] Employment structure: 59% services, 37.8% industry, 3.2% agriculture. Tourism[edit] 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[edit]

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

Sources[edit]

^ 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, & Rok Orel. 2015. Incidence Trends and Geographical Variability of Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Slovenia: A Nationwide Study. BioMed Research International. Online publication (November 24), pp. 2, 5. ^ Lapuh, Lucija. 2016. Measuring the Impact of the Recession on Slovenian Statistical Regions and Their Ability to Recover. Acta geographica Slovenica 56(2): 247–256, pp. 252ff. ^ Snoj, Marko. 2009. Etimološki slovar slovenskih zemljepisnih imen. Ljubljana: Modrijan and Založba ZRC, p. 144. ^ Merkù, Pavle. 1999. Slovenska krajevna imena v Italiji. Priročnik. Trieste: Mladika, p. 33.

Slovenian regions in figures 2014

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Statistical regions of Slovenia

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

Coordinates: 46°03′00″N 13°53′00″E / 46.05000°N 13.88333°E /

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