Savinja Statistical Region

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Savinja Statistical Region
Savinjska statistična regija
Statistical region
Savinja Statistical Region in Slovenia.svg
Municipalities 33
Largest city Celje
 • Total 2,384 km2 (920 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 256,752
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
 • 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 Savinja Statistical Region comprises the following 33 municipalities:

The municipalities of Bistrica ob Sotli and the Radeče are part of the region until January 2015; they will become part of the Lower Sava Statistical Region in 2015.[citation needed]


The population in 2004 was 256,752. It has a total area of 2,384 km².


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


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


  • Length of motorways: 61 km
  • Length of other roads: 2,875 km


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