Yugozapaden Planning Region

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

Southwest Planning Region
Югозападен район за планиране
planning region
Yugozapaden locator map.svg
Country  Bulgaria
Seat Sofia
 • Total 20,306.4 km2 (7,840.3 sq mi)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 2,121,185
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
NUTS code BG41
GDP per capita (PPS) €22,000 (2015)[3]

Yugozapaden Planning Region (Southwest 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 sectors are diversified, including services and industries. The region produces approximately half of the national GDP.

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