Yugozapaden Planning Region

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Coordinates: 42°15′N 23°0′E / 42.250°N 23.000°E / 42.250; 23.000

Yugozapaden Planning Region
Югозападен район за планиране
planning region
Yugozapaden locator map.svg
Country  Bulgaria
Seat Sofia
Area[1]
 • Total 20,306.4 km2 (7,840.3 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 2,132,848
 • Density 110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
NUTS code BG41
GDP per capita (PPS) €17,200 (2009)[3]

Yugozapaden Planning Region (South-West Planning Region) is a planning region in Bulgaria. The capital, also the national capital, is Sofia. It includes: Blagoevgrad Province, Sofia city, Sofia Province, Pernik Province and Kyustendil Province.

The region is Bulgaria's richest. The capital's economic sector are diversified, including services and industries. The region produces approximately half of the national GDP.

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