Sfântu Gheorghe

Coordinates: 45°51′49″N 25°47′15″E / 45.86361°N 25.78750°E / 45.86361; 25.78750
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Sfântu Gheorghe
Sepsiszentgyörgy
Flag of Sfântu Gheorghe
Coat of arms of Sfântu Gheorghe
Location in Covasna County
Location in Covasna County
Sfântu Gheorghe is located in Romania
Sfântu Gheorghe
Sfântu Gheorghe
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 45°51′49″N 25°47′15″E / 45.86361°N 25.78750°E / 45.86361; 25.78750
CountryRomania
CountyCovasna
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2024) Árpád-András Antal[1] (UDMR)
Area
72.92 km2 (28.15 sq mi)
Elevation
555 m (1,821 ft)
Population
 (2011)[2]
56,006
 • Density770/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Postal code
520003–520093
Area code(+40) 02 67
Vehicle reg.CV
Websitewww.sfantugheorgheinfo.ro

Sfântu Gheorghe (Hungarian: Sepsiszentgyörgy; Yiddish: סנט דזשארדזש; lit.: Saint George) is a city in Transylvania, Romania. It is the capital city of Covasna County. It is on the Olt River in a valley between the Baraolt and the Bodoc Mountains. In 2021, 50,080 people live in Sfântu Gheorghe.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Results of the 2020 local elections". Central Electoral Bureau. Retrieved 10 June 2021.
  2. "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.

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