Littoral-Kras statistical region
(Obalno-kraška statistična regija) is a statistical region in the south-west of Slovenia
. The region is compromised out of 7 municipalities
and has an area of 1,044 km².
It has an estimated 106,000 inhabitants (at 1 January 2006) - of whom almost half live in the coastal city of Koper - and the second highest GDP per capita of the Slovenian regions. The percentage of foreigners is the highest in it of all regions at 4.2%.
Religions: 46.9% Catholic, 30% Orthodox, 10.7% Islam,6,0% unbeliever/atheist, 0.5% Evangelical, 0.5% Other religion.
This region has the highest percentage of people employed in tertiary (services) activities.
Employment structure: 70.6% services, 26.8% industry, 2.6% agriculture.
15% of the GDP is generated by transport.
It has the most tourists of all the regions (24.5%), the tourist being from: 41.9% Slovenia, 17% Austria, 2.2% Croatia, 34.3% Italy, 14.7% Germany, 2.8 UK, 29% Other Countries.
Length of motorways: 55 km
Length of other roads: 822 km
It has the largest and only commercial port situated in Koper
along with marinas
. There is also a smaller international airport