Alba Iulia

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Alba Iulia
County capital
Flag of Alba Iulia
Coat of arms of Alba Iulia
Location of Alba Iulia
Location of Alba Iulia
Coordinates: Coordinates: 46°4′1″N 23°34′12″E / 46.06694°N 23.57000°E / 46.06694; 23.57000
Country Romania
CountyAlba County
StatusCounty capital
 • MayorMircea Hava (Democratic Party)
 • Total103.65 km2 (40.02 sq mi)
 • Total66,369
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Alba Iulia (Latin: Apulum, German: Karlsburg/Weißenburg, Hungarian: Gyulafehérvár, former Turkish: Erdel Belgradı) is a city in Alba County, Transylvania, Romania. It has a population of 66,369 people. It is found on the Mureş River. In the center of the city there is Alba Carolina citadel built in three historical periods: Roman, Medieval and Habsburg.

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