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
Yugozapaden locator map.svg
Country Bulgaria
SeatSofia
Area
 • Total20,306.4 km2 (7,840.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[2]
 • TotalDecrease 2,108,394
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
NUTS codeBG41
GDP per capita
  • €11,700 (2017)[3]
  • Increase 23,700 (PPS, 2017)[4]
HDI (2017)Increase 0.868[5]
very high · 1st

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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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Census
  2. ^ "Population on 1 January by NUTS 2 region". ec.europa.eu/eurostat. Eurostat. Retrieved 26 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Regional GDP in the European Union, 2017". ec.europa.eu/eurostat. Eurostat. Retrieved 26 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Regional gross domestic product (PPS per inhabitant), by NUTS 2 regions". ec.europa.eu/eurostat. Eurostat. Retrieved 26 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.