Register of Spatial Units, situation as of 1 April 2011
On 1 April 2011 there were 12 statistical regions, 211 municipalities, 6,031 settlements, 8,442 statistical districts, 17,609 spatial districts, 10,197 streets and 533,551 house numbers registered in the Register of Spatial Units, which is kept by the Surveying and Mapping Authority of the Republic of Slovenia.
The new municipality Mirna, the renamed municipality Sveti Jurij ob Ščavnici
The Act amending the Establishing of Municipalities and Municipal Boundries Act (Official Journal of the Republic of Slovenia, No. 9/11) was published on 11 February 2011. The municipality Mirna was established from the part of municipality Trebnje. Therefore, the number of Slovenian municipalities increased from 210 to 211.
In February 2011 the municipality Sveti Jurij was renamed Sveti Jurij ob Ščavnici.
As regards the area, municipality Kočevje was still the largest
On the reference date the newly established municipality of Mirna measured 31 km2. Consequently the area of the municipality Trebnje was reduced. The municipality Trebnje measured 163 km2. As regards the area, municipality Kočevje was the largest with 555 km2; it covered about 3% of the total area of Slovenia. Municipality Odranci as the smallest municipality in Slovenia was about eighty times smaller. It covered 7 km2 of the total area.
22 settlements changed the municipality they belong to
As regards the number of settlements, municipality Krško (in the Spodnjeposavska statistical region) ranked first with 158 settlements and Ivančna Gorica (in the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region) second with 137 settlements. The number of settlements in the municipality Trebnje (in the Jugovzhodna Slovenija statistical region) decreased from 153 to 131. 22 settlements now belong to the newly established municipality of Mirna (in Jugovzhodna Slovenija). Municipalities Kobilje and Odranci (in the Pomurska statistical region) and Trzin (in the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region) each had only one settlement.
One new settlement in the 1st quarter of 2011 One new street and 16 streets which changed the municipality the belong to
In the first quarter of 2011 only 1 new settlement was established in Slovenia, namely Pedrovo in municipality Nova Gorica.
In the first quarter of 2011 only 1 new street was registered in Slovenia, namely Sončna pot in municipality Hoče – Slivnica. One street was cancelled, namely Ulica Haloškega voda in municipality Ptuj. 16 streets changed the municipality they belong to, and now belong to the municipality Mirna.
On the reference date Ljubljana (in the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region) was the only municipality in Slovenia with more than 1,000 streets (15% of all streets in Slovenia) and was far ahead of Maribor (in the Podravska statistical region) with almost 9% of streets in Slovenia. Only five other municipalities had more than 200 streets. The lowest number of streets (4) was registered in municipality Sveti Jurij ob Ščavnici (in the Pomurska statistical region). As many as 64 municipalities were composed of settlements with no street systems, most of them (34%) in the Podravska statistical region. More statistical and spatial districts than in the 4th quarter of 2010
Between 1 January 2011 and 1 April 2011, the number of statistical districts increased by 3 and the number of spatial districts by 20 (in 8 municipalities).
Largest increase in house numbers in municipality Ljubljana
Between 1 January 2011 and 1 April 2011, the number of house numbers increased the most in municipality Ljubljana (by 71), followed by municipalities Koper (by 34), Slovenska Bistrica (by 32) and Moravske Toplice (by 32). On the other hand, the number of house numbers decreased the most in municipalities Laško (by 4), Litija (by 4) and Markovci (by 4).Over 2,000 house numbers changed
In the 1st
quarter of 2011, 2,124 house numbers were changed in the Register of Spatial Units; 1,548 of these were assigned as new, 543 were cancelled and 33 were renumbered. 1,024 house numbers from municipality Trebnje were transferred to the newly established municipality Mirna.
Statistical and cohesion regions
The larger cohesion region in terms of area Vzhodna Slovenija (12,212 km2) is on the lower level additionally divided into 8 statistical regions: Pomurska, Podravska, Koroška, Savinjska, Zasavska, Spodnjeposavska, Jugovzhodna Slovenija and Notranjsko-kraška. It also has more than two thirds of all municipalities in Slovenia. The smaller cohesion region Zahodna Slovenija (8,061 km2) includes 4 statistical regions: Osrednjeslovenska, Gorenjska, Goriška and Obalno-kraška and has only 64 municipalities.
Dissemination of statistical data by the changed municipalities
At the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia all statistical data for 2011 will be published according to 210 municipalities (excluding the new municipality of Mirna and changed municipality of Trebnje). Changes in the municipal network will be considered for data from January 2012 onwards. Despite that, in the SI-STAT database we will publish some data for the new municipality Mirna and the changed municipality Trebnje. Data will be available in a separate table.
Time series of data on territorial units and house numbers at the level of municipalities (210), statistical and cohesion regions have already been published in the SI-STAT database. They are now completed with quarterly data as of 1 April 2011.
In the SI-STAT database we published data for 2011 for the newly established municipality of Mirna and the changed municipality of Trebnje.