Vest (development region)

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Vest
Region
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 city Timişoara
Area
 • Total 32,028 km2 (12,366 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,768,593
 • Density 55.2202/km2 (143.0197/sq mi)
Ethnic groups
 • Romanians 86.3%
 • Hungarians 6.7%
 • Roma 2.5%
 • Germans 1.4%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
NUTS code RO42
GDP per capita (PPS) € 12,700 (2008)[1]

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.

Population[change | change source]

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

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