Upper Carniola Statistical Region

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Upper Carniola Statistical Region
Gorenjska statistična regija
Statistical region
Upper Carniola Statistical Region in Slovenia.svg
Municipalities 18
Largest city Kranj
Area
 • Total 2,137 km2 (825 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 198,342
 • Density 93/km2 (240/sq mi)
Statistics
 • Households 74,784
 • Employed 72,579
 • Registered unemployed 6,642
 • College/university students 11,740
 • Regional GDP: EUR 10,830 per capita

The Upper Carniola Statistical Region (Slovene: Gorenjska statistična regija) is a statistical region in northwest Slovenia.

Municipalities[edit]

The Upper Carniola Statistical Region comprises the following 18 municipalities:

Demographics[edit]

The estimated population in 2004 was 198,342. It has a total area of 2,137 km².

Economy[edit]

Employment structure: 49.3% services, 47.6% industry, 3.1% agriculture.

Tourism[edit]

It is the second most popular tourist destination of all the regions (21.6%), the tourists being from: 23.6% Slovenia, 5.2% Austria, 6.2% Croatia, 11.6% Italy, 24.0% Germany, 8.0% UK, 44.9% other countries.

Transportation[edit]

  • Length of motorways: 52 km (32 mi)
  • length of other roads: 1,606 km (998 mi); also railways.

Slovenia's main international airport is also in the region.

Sources[edit]


Coordinates: 46°19′00″N 14°09′00″E / 46.31667°N 14.15000°E / 46.31667; 14.15000