Sibiu is one of the most important cities in Transylvania with a remarkable potential for economic development, benefiting from its position on the Pan-European Corridor IV and benefiting from a modern International Airport. The locality is 45 ° 47 north latitude and 24 ° 05 east longitude. The altitude from sea level varies between 415 m in the Lower Town and 431 m in the Upper Town.
The city is in a temperate continental area with thermal influences due to the depression area and the mountains that surround it south and southwest. The annual rainfall average is 662 mm with minimum values in February (26.7 mm) and maximum in June (113 mm). The average annual temperature is 8.9 degrees Celsius. With 155,000 permanent residents and 25,000 temporary residents, especially students, Sibiu is the largest city in the county. The local community is made up of diverse ethnic groups.
The vast majority of the population is represented by the Romanians (94%) who coexist with the Germans, descendants of the Saxon colonists who emigrated in the 12th century in the Luxembourg region, Lorraine, Alsace.
They are joined by Hungarians, Roma and a very small Jewish community, all of whom contribute by specific cultural influences to the life of the city. The same diversity also characterizes religious life. Along with the Orthodox, the reformed faith, Roman Catholics, Greek Catholics and Evangelical-Lutheran faiths are practiced in Sibiu. The social structure of the city is based on a historical and multicultural life experience, the diversity of its inhabitants, belonging to different ethnic groups, generations and lifestyles, giving the city a special aura.
Information taken from sibiu.ro