Coastal–Karst Statistical Region
|Coastal–Karst Statistical Region
Obalno-kraška statistična regija
|• Total||1,044 km2 (403 sq mi)|
|• Density||100/km2 (260/sq mi)|
|• College/university students||5678|
|• Regional GDP:||1,353 m EUR
(12882 EUR per capita)
The Coastal–Karst Statistical Region (Slovene: Obalno-kraška statistična regija) is a statistical region in the south-west of Slovenia. The region compromises 7 municipalities: Divača, Hrpelje–Kozina, Izola, Komen, Koper, Piran and Sežana.
It has an area of 1,044 km² and an estimated 106,000 inhabitants (at 1 January 2006)—of whom almost half live in the coastal city of Koper—and the second-highest GDP per capita of the Slovenian regions. It has the highest percentage of foreigners of all of the regions, at 4.2%.
This region has the highest percentage of people employed in tertiary (services) activities. Employment structure: 70.6% services, 26.8% industry, 2.6% agriculture.
15% of the GDP is generated by transport.
Length of motorways: 55 km Length of other roads: 822 km Also railways. It has the largest and only commercial port situated in Koper along with marinas in Koper, Izola and Portorož. There is also a small international airport.