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Goriška Statistical Region (Goriška Statistična Regija)
Statistical region
Country  Slovenia
Main city Nova Gorica
 - coordinates 45°57′29″N 13°38′43″E / 45.95806°N 13.64528°E / 45.95806; 13.64528
Area 2,325.1 km² (898 sq mi)
Population 118,374 (2014)
Density 51 /km² (132 /sq mi)
Municipalities 13
NUTS3 SI023
Goriška Statistical Region in Slovenia
Goriška Statistical Region in Slovenia

The Goriška Statistical Region or Gorizia Statistical Region (Slovene: Goriška statistična regija) is a statistical region in western Slovenia, along the border with Italy.

The region was created in 2005 for statistical purposes only. The western Julian Alps, the Soča river and the fertile Vipava Valley are the most recognizable natural geographic characteristics of the region.

Municipalities of the Goriška Statistical Region
No. Municipality Area
(km²)
Population
(2012)
Density
(Inh./km²)
1 Ajdovščina 245.2 19,016 77.6
2 Bovec 367.3 3,200 8.7
3 Brda 72.0 5,763 79.8
4 Cerkno 131.6 4,799 36.5
5 Idrija 293.6 11,960 40.7
6 Kanal ob Soči 146.5 5,663 38.7
7 Kobarid 192.6 4,202 21.8
8 Miren-Kostanjevica 62.8 4,804 76.5
9 Nova Gorica 279.5 31,932 114.2
10 Renče-Vogrsko 29.5 4,288 145.4
11 Šempeter-Vrtojba 14.9 6,380 428.2
12 Tolmin 382.3 11,646 30.5
13 Vipava 107.4 5,577 51.9
Total 2,325.2 119,230 51.3

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