Savinja Statistical Region

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Savinja Statistical Region
Savinjska statistična regija
Statistical region
Savinja Statistical Region in Slovenia.svg
Largest city Celje
Area
 • Total 2,384 km2 (920 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 256,752
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Statistics
 • Households 97091
 • Employed 104244
 • Registered unemployed 14874
 • College/university students 13986
 • Regional GDP: EUR
(11 062 EUR per capita)

The Savinja Statistical Region (Slovene: Savinjska statistična regija) is a statistical region in Slovenia. The largest town in the region is Celje. It is named after the Savinja River.

The region includes the following municipalities: Braslovče, Celje, Dobje, Dobrna, Gornji Grad, Kozje, Laško, Ljubno, Luče, Mozirje, Nazarje, Podčetrtek, Polzela, Prebold, Rogaška Slatina, Rogatec, Šentjur, Slovenske Konjice, Šmarje pri Jelšah, Šmartno ob Paki, Solčava, Šoštanj, Štore, Tabor, Velenje, Vitanje, Vojnik, Vransko, Žalec, and Zreče. Until January 2014, also the Municipality of Bistrica ob Sotli and the Municipality of Radeče were part of the region; they are now part of the Lower Sava Statistical Region.

It has a total area of 2384 km².

Demographics[edit]

Population: 256,752

Economy[edit]

Employment structure: 47.3% services, 46.3% industry, 6.7% agriculture.

Tourism[edit]

It attracts 10.8% of the total number of tourists in Slovenia, most being from Slovenia (58.6%).

Transportation[edit]

  • Length of motorways: 61 km
  • Length of other roads: 2875 km

Sources[edit]


Coordinates: 46°15′00″N 15°10′00″E / 46.25000°N 15.16667°E / 46.25000; 15.16667