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Sibiu

city in Sibiu County, Romania

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.

Sibiu

Hermannstadt
City
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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

Twinned townsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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