Vest (development region)

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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 1,729,379
 • Density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Ethnic groups
 • Romanians 86.3%
 • Hungarians 6.7%
 • Romani 2.5%
 • Germans 1.4%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
NUTS code RO42
GDP per capita (PPS) €13,500 (2011)[1]
Website http://www.adr5vest.ro/

Vest (West) or Vest-Banat 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.

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