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Sibiu
Hermannstadt
City
Sibiu is located in Romania
Sibiu
Location of Sibiu within Romania (in red)
Coordinates: 45°47′45″N 24°09′08″E / 45.79583°N 24.15222°E / 45.79583; 24.15222Coordinates: 45°47′45″N 24°09′08″E / 45.79583°N 24.15222°E / 45.79583; 24.15222
Country Romania
Sibiu County Municipality of Sibiu
Founded 1191 (first official record)
Government
 • Mayor Klaus Johannis
Area
 • Total 121 km2 (47 sq mi)
Elevation 190 - 240 m (−597.4 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total Decrease 154.892
 • Density 1,273/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 0xxxxx
Area code(s) +40 269
Car Plates SB
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

References

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