Central Slovenia Statistical Region

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Central Slovenia Statistical Region
Osrednjeslovenska statistična regija
Statistical region
Central Slovenia Statistical Region in Slovenia.svg
Largest city Ljubljana
Area
 • Total 2,555 km2 (986 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 512,675
 • Density 200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Statistics
 • Households 203453
 • Employed 265505
 • Registered unemployed 19085
 • College/university students 30705
 • Regional GDP: EUR
(17 954 EUR per capita)

The Central Slovenia Statistical Region (Slovene: Osrednjeslovenska statistična regija) is a statistical region in central Slovenia. It includes the Slovene capital Ljubljana and is the most densely populated area of Slovenia. In terms of size it is the second largest region. It has good traffic connections in all directions and is economically the most developed region. Wages in this region are the highest in the country and the region is also attractive from the point of view of migration.

The region includes the following municipalities: Borovnica, Brezovica, Dobrepolje, Dobrova-Polhov Gradec, Dol pri Ljubljani, Domžale, Grosuplje, Horjul, Ig, Ivančna Gorica, Kamnik, Komenda, Ljubljana, Logatec, Log-Dragomer, Lukovica, Medvode, Mengeš, Moravče, Škofljica, Šmartno pri Litiji, Trzin, Velike Lašče, Vodice and Vrhnika. Until January 2014, also the Municipality of Litija was part of the region; it is now part of the Central Sava Statistical Region.

It has a total area of 2,555 km².

Demographics[edit]

Population: 512,675 (2009)

Economy[edit]

Employment structure: 69.7% services, 28.1% industry, 2.2% agriculture.

Tourism[edit]

It attracts 13.2% of the total number of tourists in Slovenia, most being visitors from abroad who visit Ljubljana (90.7%).

Transportation[edit]

Length of motorways: 169 km Length of other roads: 3540 km

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Coordinates: 46°03′00″N 14°31′00″E / 46.05000°N 14.51667°E / 46.05000; 14.51667