Eastern Slovenia

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Eastern Slovenia
Vzhodna Slovenija
Country  Slovenia
 • Total 12,212 km2 (4,715 sq mi)
Population [2]
 • Total 1,084,300
 • Density 89/km2 (230/sq mi)
NUTS code SI01
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).

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


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