Sibiu

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Sibiu

Hermannstadt
City
Skyline of Sibiu
Sibiu is located in Romania
Sibiu
Sibiu
Location of Sibiu within Romania (in red)
Coordinates: Coordinates: 45°47′45″N 24°09′08″E / 45.79583°N 24.15222°E / 45.79583; 24.15222
CountryRomania
Sibiu CountyMunicipality of Sibiu
Founded1191 (first official record)
Government
 • MayorAstrid Fodor
Area
 • Total121 km2 (47 sq mi)
Elevation
190 - 240 m (−600 ft)
Population
(2002)
 • TotalDecrease 154.892
 • Density1,273/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal Code
0xxxxx
Area code(s)+40 269
Car PlatesSB
Websitewww.sibiu.ro
City Hall of Sibiu

Sibiu (IPA [si'biw], German: Hermannstadt, Hungarian: Nagyszeben) is a city in Transylvania, Romania. About 170,000 people live there. The Cibin River, a tributary of the Olt River flows through the city. It is the capital of Sibiu County.

Twinned towns[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Sibiu Town Hall Official Site, Acordul de infratire intre Sibiu si orasul Deventer din Olanda, 23 May 2007 (Romanian)