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The city of Sibiu is one of the most important cities in Transylvania with a remarkable economic development potential, being also advantaged by its positioning on a traffic knot on the fourth Pan European Corridor and enjoying the benefits of an International Airport.
The city is situated at 45°47' Nordic latitude and 24°05' eastern longitude. The altitude compared to the level of the sea varies between 415 meters in the Lower Town and 431 meters in the Upper Town. The city is situated in the temperate continental area, with temperature influences from the nearby mountains. The climate is thus temperate continental with no excesses.

With 155000 permanent inhabitants and 25000 temporary inhabitants, mainly students, Sibiu is the largest city in the county and one of the most important ones in Transylvania. The local community includes various ethnic groups. The great majority of the population is represented by Romanians (94%) who coexist with Germans, descendants of the Saxon colonists who emigrated in the 17th century from the region where Luxemburg is situated today.

Sibiu
Sibiu - by plane
Grand Square

The first documentary mentioning referring to the Sibiu area dates back from 1191, when Pope Celestine III confirmed the existence of the free prepositure of the Germans in Transylvania, the prepositure having its headquarters in Sibiu, named Cibinium at that time. In the 14th century, it was already an important trade center.

The Transylvanian town of Sibiu has much to offer. Guests can enjoy a mixture of intuiting sights and attractions during their stay. Discover the Astra Museum of Traditional Folk Civilization and step back in time among the medieval fortifications and towers in the city. The many squares in Sibiu’s city offer the opportunity to experience Medieval Romania and view stunning buildings and attractions. Built in 1494 and standing at over 73m high, The Evangelical Church boasts the tallest tower in Transylvania.

 
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