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Vest (development region)

development region of Romania

Vest (English: West) or Vest-Banat is a development region in Romania. It was created in 1998. Its main jobs are organising regional development projects and managing money that they are sent by the European Union.

Vest
Region
Regiunea Vest.svg
Coordinates: 45°46′N 21°14′E / 45.767°N 21.233°E / 45.767; 21.233Coordinates: 45°46′N 21°14′E / 45.767°N 21.233°E / 45.767; 21.233
Country Romania
Capital cityTimişoara
Area
 • Total32,028 km2 (12,366 sq mi)
Population
(2011)
 • Total1,768,593
 • Density55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Ethnic groups
 • Romanians86.3%
 • Hungarians6.7%
 • Roma2.5%
 • Germans1.4%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
NUTS codeRO42
GDP per capita (PPS)€ 12,700 (2008)[1]
Websitehttp://www.adr5vest.ro/

PopulationEdit

County population 2011
Arad 412,235
Caraș-Severin 287,535
Hunedoara 410,383
Timiș 658,440
Total 1,768,593

ReferencesEdit

  1. "GDP per inhabitant in 2008" (PDF). Eurostat.

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