Yugozapaden Planning Region
|Southwest Planning Region
Югозападен район за планиране
|• Total||20,306.4 km2 (7,840.3 sq mi)|
|• Density||110/km2 (270/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|GDP per capita (PPS)||€17,200 (2009)|
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.