Sud-Vest (development region)

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Sud-Vest Oltenia
Regiunea Sud Vest.svg
Country  Romania
Development Agency HQ Craiova
Largest city Craiova
 • Total 29,212 km2 (11,279 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,075,642
 • Density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Ethnic groups
 • Romanians 97.2%
 • Roma 2.6%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
NUTS code RO41
GDP per capita (PPS) €11,200 (2014)[1]

Sud-Vest Oltenia (english South-West Oltenia) is a development region in Romania. As other development regions, it does not have any administrative powers, its main function being to co-ordinate regional development projects and manage funds from the European Union.

Sud-Vest Development Region is roughly coterminous with the historic region of Oltenia (82,4%), and from that reason it is called sometimes Regiunea de dezvoltare Sud-Vest Oltenia. Danube forms boundary between Romania and Serbia/Bulgaria.


The Sud-Vest region is made up of the following counties:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Eurostat (26 February 2016). "GDP per capita in the EU in 2014". Europa web portal. Retrieved 28 February 2016. 

Coordinates: 44°20′N 23°49′E / 44.333°N 23.817°E / 44.333; 23.817