Eastern Slovenia

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Eastern Slovenia

Vzhodna Slovenija
Region
EastWestSlovenia
Country Slovenia
Area
 • Total12,212 km2 (4,715 sq mi)
Population
 • Total1,084,300
 • Density89/km2 (230/sq mi)
NUTS codeSI01
GDP per capita (PPS)€ 17,100 (2006)[3]

Eastern Slovenia (Vzhodna Slovenija) is one of the two NUTS-2 Regions of Slovenia. The region forms the eastern part of the country and includes the cities of Maribor, Celje and Velenje. It is the poorer of the two regions of Slovenia and its GDP per capita is 72.5% of the European Union average (€17,100 per year).

Eastern Slovenia (SI01) is divided into the following statistical regions:

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Coordinates: 46°05′00″N 15°27′00″E / 46.08333°N 15.45000°E / 46.08333; 15.45000