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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 HQ Timișoara
Largest city Timișoara
Area
 • Total 32,028 km2 (12,366 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,828,313
 • Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Ethnic groups
 • Romanians 86.3%
 • Hungarians 6.7%
 • Romani 2.5%
 • Germans 1.4%
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
NUTS code RO42
GDP per capita (PPS) €15,800 (2014)[1]
Website http://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.

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