Statistical regions of Slovenia

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Statistical regions of Slovenia
Statistične regije Slovenije(in Slovene)
Statistical regions of Slovenia English.PNG
Category Unitary state
LocationFlag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia
Number12 Statistical regions
Populations41,606 (Central Sava) – 564,527 (Central Slovenia)
Areas264 km2 (102 sq mi) (Central Sava) – 2,675 km2 (1,033 sq mi) (Southeast Slovenia)

The statistical regions of Slovenia are 12 administrative entities created in 2000 for legal and statistical purposes.


By a decree in 2000, Slovenia has been divided into 12 statistical regions (NUTS-3 level), which are grouped in two cohesion regions (NUTS-2 level). [1] which replace the historical regions of the country.

The statistical regions have been grouped into two cohesion regions are:

Statistical regions
English nameSlovenian nameCodeLargest cityArea (km2)Population (2019)
Mura PomurskaSI011 Murska Sobota 1,337114,287
Drava PodravskaSI012 Maribor 2,170324,104
Carinthia KoroškaSI013 Slovenj Gradec 1,04170,588
Savinja SavinjskaSI014 Celje 2,384261,851
Central Sava ZasavskaSI015 Trbovlje 26441,606
Lower Sava PosavskaSI016 Krško 88570,067
Southeast Slovenia Jugovzhodna SlovenijaSI017 Novo Mesto 2,675144,032
Littoral–Inner Carniola Primorsko-notranjskaSI018 Postojna 1,45652,544
Central Slovenia OsrednjeslovenskaSI021 Ljubljana 2,555564,527
Upper Carniola GorenjskaSI022 Kranj 2,137204,670
Gorizia GoriškaSI023 Nova Gorica 2,325117,616
Coastal–Karst Obalno-kraškaSI024 Koper 1,044115,016


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