Timișoara is the capital city of Timiș County, in western Romania. One of the largest Romanian cities, with a population of 319,279 inhabitants (the third most populous city in the country, as of 2011), and considered the informal capital city of the historical region of Banat, Timișoara is the main social, economic and cultural center in the western part of Romania.
The tallest building, when completed, will be the Tender Financial Center, at 180 meters tall. Currently, the tallest building is the Timișoara Orthodox Cathedral, at 96 meters and the tallest office building is the Fructus Tower, at 65 meters. Other tall buildings, over 50 meters, include: Asirom Financial Center and the Continental Hotel. Another proposed building, the Timișoara High Tower, when completed, will have a height of 138 meters.