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Razvojna trojnost Slovenske Istre = Developmental triplicity of Slovenian Istria

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Author(s): Simon Kušar

Journal: Dela
ISSN 0354-0596

Issue: 37;
Start page: 129;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: economic geography | regional development | development disparities | socioeconomic structure | profile | Slovenia | Slovenian Istria

ABSTRACT
Litoralization is marked by developmental duality: coastal areas experience concentrationof economic activities and population, while hinterland experiences depopulation, agingand weak employment opportunities. In the present paper, litoralization in Slovenian Istriawas studied by employing a set of socioeconomic indicators of settlements along the fourcross-profiles. The population structure indicated that litoralization in Slovenian Istria ischanging its spatial character as three types of developmental areas could be defined.
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