Lower Sava Statistical Region

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Lower Sava Statistical Region
Posavska statistična regija
Statistical region
Lower Sava Statistical Region in Slovenia.svg
Municipalities 4
Largest town Krško
 • Total 885 km2 (342 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 69,826
 • Density 79/km2 (200/sq mi)
 • Households 28397
 • Employed 23198
 • Registered unemployed 3926
 • College/university students 3647
 • Regional GDP: EUR 1.070 bn
(EUR 15,259 per capita

The Lower Sava Statistical Region (Slovene: Posavska statistična regija; until December 31, 2014 Spodnjeposavska statistična regija) is a statistical region in Slovenia. It is almost identical with the Lower Sava Valley. The largest town in the region is Krško. It is the second-smallest region in Slovenia, but it has very good traffic connections. Slovenia's only nuclear power plant is located in the region.


The Lower Sava Statistical Region comprises four municipalities:


The population in 2004 was 69,826. It has a total area of 885 km².


Employment structure: 45.8% services, 42.8% industry, 11.4% agriculture.


It attracts 5.9% of the total number of tourists in Slovenia, most being from Slovenia (63.9%).


  • Length of motorways: 0 km
  • Length of other roads: 1,107 km


Coordinates: 45°56′00″N 15°26′00″E / 45.93333°N 15.43333°E / 45.93333; 15.43333