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Vest (development region)

Vest (english West) is a development region in Romania created in 1998. As with the other development regions, it does not have any administrative powers. Its primary functions are coordinating regional development projects and managing funds from the European Union.

Vest
Region
Regiunea Vest.svg
Country Romania
Development Agency HQTimișoara
Largest cityTimișoara
Area
 • Total32,028 km2 (12,366 sq mi)
Population
(2011)
 • Total1,828,313
 • Density57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Ethnic groups
 • Romanians86.3%
 • Hungarians6.7%
 • Romani2.5%
 • Germans1.4%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
NUTS codeRO42
GDP per capita (PPS)€15,800 (2014)[1]
HDI (2017)0.814[2]
very high · 2nd
Websitehttp://www.adr5vest.ro/

CountiesEdit

The Vest region is made up of the following counties:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Eurostat (26 February 2016). "GDP per capita in the EU in 2014". Europa web portal. Retrieved 28 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.

Coordinates: 45°45′35″N 21°13′48″E / 45.75972°N 21.23000°E / 45.75972; 21.23000