Carinthia Statistical Region

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Carinthia Statistical Region
Koroška statistična regija
Statistical region
Carinthia Statistical Region in Slovenia.svg
Largest city Slovenj Gradec[1]
Area[1]
 • Total 1,041 km2 (402 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 73,839
 • Density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Statistics
 • Households 26450
 • Employed 26348
 • Registered unemployed 3768
 • College/university students 4054
 • Regional GDP: EUR
(EUR 9,723 per capita)

The Carinthia Statistical Region (Slovene: Koroška statistična regija) is a statistical region in northern Slovenia along the border with Austria.[2][3]

It includes parts of the traditional regions of Slovenian Carinthia and Lower Styria. It has a total area of 1,041 square kilometres (402 sq mi).[1] The region has Slovenia's highest proportion of employment in industry due to the various manufacturing plants, mining, and quarrying developed in the region. The greatest natural asset of the region is its forests. Its largest town is Slovenj Gradec.[1]

The region includes the following municipalities: Črna na Koroškem, Dravograd, Mežica, Mislinja, Muta, Podvelka, Prevalje, Radlje ob Dravi, Ravne na Koroškem, Ribnica na Pohorju, Slovenj Gradec, and Vuzenica.

Demographics[edit]

Population: 73,839

Economy[edit]

Employment structure: 40.4% services, 53.7% industry, 5.9% agriculture.

Tourism[edit]

The region attracts only 0.6% of the total number of tourists in Slovenia, most being from Slovenia (67.2%).

Transportation[edit]

Length of motorways: - km Length of other roads: 1059 km

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Largest settlements (by population) in statistical regions". Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 17 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Andrej Gulič Regional spatial plan of the Koroška statistical region 2006
  3. ^ Reinhard Henkel South Eastern European countries on their way to Europe 2006 Page 201 "The changes that occurred in several settlements after 1995 were also taken into account in our research. 5 The Koroska region Koroska belongs to smaller statistical regions in Slovenia both in respect of its extent (covering 5.1 % of the entire ..."


Coordinates: 46°33′00″N 15°03′00″E / 46.55000°N 15.05000°E / 46.55000; 15.05000