Vest (development region)

Country  Romania
Development Agency HQ Timișoara
Largest city Timișoara
  Total 32,028 km2 (12,366 sq mi)
Population (2011)
  Total 1,828,313
  Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Ethnic groups
  Romanians 86.3%
  Hungarians 6.7%
  Romani 2.5%
  Germans 1.4%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
NUTS code RO42
GDP per capita (PPS) €15,800 (2014)[1]

Vest (english West) is a development region in Romania created in 1998. As with the other development regions, it does not have any administrative powers. Its primary functions are coordinating regional development projects and managing funds from the European Union.


The Vest region is made up of the following counties:

See also


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

Coordinates: 45°45′35″N 21°13′48″E / 45.75972°N 21.23000°E / 45.75972; 21.23000

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