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Region Mining cities

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map of region Mining cities

Region is situated in the middle part of central Slovakia, in Ziarska fold and Stiavnicke mountains. Northern part is delimited by the mountains - Vtáčnik and Kremnické vrchy, the west part is delimited by the mountain Považský Inovec, the east part by Javorie and the south border is made by Podunajská height. The region has a mountain character, what has in consequences difficulties with transfer accessibility of all districts in region.In the Middle Ages belonged this area to important mine areas in Slovakia. The centre of mine factory was in Banská Stiavnica.

Region Mining cities contains cities Banská Štiavnica, Kremnica, Nová Baňa, Žarnovica, Žiar nad Hronom and number of villages 63.

basic data

rok201220132014201520162017
number of inhabitants91 45991 08190 82591 08890 94790 788
number of unemployed803482437630693857254315
number of long-term unemployed405043754256373228232027
unemployment rate18181715.412.79.7
long-term unemployment rate9.19.59.58.36.34.5
long-term unemployment rate in comparisson to country level1.221.221.221.151.121.06
demographic pyramid Mining cities 2017 demographic pyramid Mining cities 2025

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