Goriška Statistical Region

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Gorizia Statistical Region
Goriška statistična regija
Statistical region
Gorizia Statistical Region in Slovenia.svg
Municipalities 13
Largest city Nova Gorica
 • Total 2,325 km2 (898 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 119,622
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
 • Households 47388
 • Employed 46628
 • Registered unemployed 3482
 • College/university students 7082
 • Regional GDP: EUR
(11 892 EUR per capita)

The Gorizia Statistical Region (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. It comprises the Gorizia region and part of the Inner Carniola region. The western Julian Alps, the Soča River and the Vipava Valley are its best-known features. The region contributes less than 6% to the total national GDP, it has the third highest GDP per capita and the lowest rate of unemployment in Slovenia, at only 6.7%.


The Goriška Statistical Region comprises the following municipalities:


The population in 2004 was 119,622. It has a total area of 2,325 km².


Employment structure: 50% services, 45% industry, 5% agriculture.


It attracts 6.3% of the total number of tourists in Slovenia, most being from Italy (33.78%) and Slovenia (25.2%).


  • Length of motorways: 33 km
  • Length of other roads: 1,839 km


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