Municipality o Miren–Kostanjevica

The Municipality o Miren–Kostanjevica (Slovene: Občina Miren - Kostanjevica, Italian: Comune di Merna Castagnevizza) is a municipality in wastren Slovenie, on the border wi Italy. It is pairt o the Goriška region o the Slovenie Littoral. The municipality's main dounsets are Miren an Kostanjevica na Krasu. Miren is locatit in the lawest pairt o the Vipava Valley.[2]

Municipality o Miren–Kostanjevica

Občina Miren - Kostanjevica
Location o the Municipality o Miren–Kostanjevica in Slovenie
Location o the Municipality o Miren–Kostanjevica in Slovenie
Coordinates: 45°51′N 13°38′E / 45.850°N 13.633°E / 45.850; 13.633Coordinates: 45°51′N 13°38′E / 45.850°N 13.633°E / 45.850; 13.633
Kintra Slovenie
Govrenment
 • MayorZlatko Martin Marušič
Aurie
 • Total62.8 km2 (24.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)[1]
 • Tot4,741
 • Density75/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02 (CEST)

Historically, the aurie wis connectit wi the neebourin veelage o Savogna d'Isonzo (Slovenie: Sovodnje ob Soči), which wis left in Italy efter the Paris Peace Treaty o Februar 1947. Syne the seicont hauf o the 19t hunderyear, Miren haes been a commercial centre an a centre o licht industry, strangly linkit tae the Gorizia an Monfalcone (Slovenie: Tržič) urban auries. Kostanjevica na Krasu, on the ither haund, is a centre o a lairger unnerpopulatit landwart aurie locatit on the heich Kras plateau. In the local sel-govrenment reform o 1994, the twa centres unitit tae shape a single municipality. Syne 1947, baith localities hae gravitatit towards the Nova GoricaŠempeter conurbation, whaur mony locals commute daily.

Miren haes a border crossin intae Italy. The Italian toun opposite it is Merna.

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