Municipality o Miren–Kostanjevica

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Municipality o Miren–Kostanjevica
Občina Miren - Kostanjevica
Municipality
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
 • Mayor Zlatko Martin Marušič
Aurie
 • Tot 62.8 km2 (24.2 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1]
 • Tot 4,741
 • Density 75/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02)

The Municipality o Miren–Kostanjevica (Slovenie: 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]

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 center an a center o licht industry, strangly linkit tae the Gorizia an Monfalcone (Slovenie: Tržič) urban auries. Kostanjevica na Krasu, on the ither haund, is a center o a lairger unnerpopulatit landwart aurie locatit on the high Kras plateau. In the local sel-govrenment reform o 1994, the twa centers 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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