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Sibiu
Hermannstadt
City
Skyline of Sibiu
Location of Sibiu within Romania (in red)
Country Romania
Sibiu County Municipality of Sibiu
Founded 1191 (first official record)
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
Website www.sibiu.ro
Sibiu City Hall 2
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.

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