Primorska is a general designation for the extreme West and Southwest of Slovenia and literally means Maritime Land. Inhabitant of this region is commonly called Primorec (female form: Primorka).
Primorska can be regarded in two ways. In its narrow meaning, it refers to the coastal strip and its immediate back country. More broadly, Primorska can be divided in several areas:

Vipavska dolina (Vipava Valley)
Kras (Karst)
Obala (Coast)
Istra (Istria)
Posočje (Soča Valley)

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