Sighișoara

Sighișoara is a city on the Tarnava River in Mures county, in the historic region of . craftsmen and merchants, the Transylvanian Saxons, were invited here by the King of during the 12th century to settle and defend the frontier.
Photo: Bogdan Muraru, CC BY-SA 3.0 ro.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The Historic Centre of Sighișoara is the old historic center of the town of Sighișoara, , built in the 12th century by Saxon settlers. Photo: Paszczur01, CC BY-SA 3.0 ro.

Tourist attraction
The Tinsmiths' Tower is one of the nine towers located in the citadel of Sighișoara, belonging…

Historic building
The is the most preserved house of Sighișoara, , and it was built in the 17th century. Photo: Fridolin68, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Church
The Church on the Hill is an architecturally significant church located in Sighişoara, Photo: Andrea Dioporco, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Village
is situated 5 km northeast of Sighișoara. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Village
Photo: Derzsi Elekes Andor, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Village
is situated 6 km north of Sighișoara. Photo: Zsolt deak, CC BY-SA 3.0 ro.

Sighișoara

Latitude
46.2202° or 46° 13' 12.7" north
Longitude
24.7935° or 24° 47' 36.4" east
Population
32,600
United Nations Location Code
RO SSA
Elevation
350 metres (1148 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 59722301
Geo­Names ID
8436351
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Sighişoara
  • Achinese: Sighișoara
  • Albanian: Sighișoara
  • Albanian: Sigishoara
  • Arabic: سيغيشوارا
  • Armenian: Սիգիշոարա
  • Basque: Sighișoara
  • Belarusian: Сегешвар
  • Belarusian: Сігішаара
  • Bengali: সিগিসোয়ারা
  • Bulgarian: Сигишоара
  • Catalan: Segesvár
  • Catalan: Sighisoara
  • Catalan: Sighişoara
  • Catalan: Sighişoară
  • Catalan: Sighișoara
  • Cebuano: Municipiul Sighișoara
  • Cebuano: Sighișoara
  • Chinese: 錫吉什瓦拉
  • Chinese: 锡吉什瓦拉
  • Croatian: Segesvár
  • Croatian: Sighişoara
  • Croatian: Sighișoara
  • Croatian: Sigishoara
  • Croatian: Sigišoara
  • Czech: Sighişoara
  • Czech: Sighișoara
  • Danish: Sighiosara
  • Danish: Sighioşara
  • Danish: Sighisoara
  • Danish: Sighişoara
  • Danish: Sighișoara
  • Dutch: Segesvar
  • Dutch: Segesvár
  • Dutch: Sighisoara
  • Dutch: Sighişoara
  • Dutch: Sighișoara
  • Egyptian Arabic: سيجيشوارا
  • English: Castrum Sex
  • English: Saxoburgum
  • English: Schäsbrich
  • English: Schäßburg
  • English: Segesvar
  • English: Segesvár
  • English: Sighisoara
  • English: Sighişoara
  • English: Šesburχ
  • Esperanto: Schäßburg
  • Esperanto: Segesvár
  • Esperanto: Segeŝvaro
  • Esperanto: Sighisoara
  • Esperanto: Sighişoara
  • Esperanto: Sighișoara
  • Esperanto: Ŝegesvaro
  • Esperanto: Ŝegeŝvaro
  • Estonian: Castrum Sex
  • Estonian: Schäßburg
  • Estonian: Segesvár
  • Estonian: Sighisoara
  • Estonian: Sighişoara
  • Estonian: Sighișoara
  • Finnish: Schässburg
  • Finnish: Schäßburg
  • Finnish: Sighisoara
  • Finnish: Sighişoara
  • Finnish: Sighișoara
  • French: Centre historique de Sighisoara
  • French: Segesvar
  • French: Sighisoara
  • French: Sighişoara
  • French: Sighișoara
  • French: Sighiṣoara
  • Georgian: სიგიშოარა
  • German: Schässburg
  • German: Schäßburg
  • German: Segesvar
  • German: Segesvár
  • German: Sighisoara
  • German: Sighișoara
  • Greek: Σιγκισοάρα
  • Gujarati: સિઘિસોરા
  • Hebrew: סיגישוארה
  • Hindi: सिघिसोआरा
  • Hungarian: Segesvár
  • Indonesian: Schaessburg
  • Indonesian: Schassburg
  • Indonesian: Schässburg
  • Indonesian: Schäßburg
  • Indonesian: Segesvar
  • Indonesian: Segesvár
  • Indonesian: Sighisoara
  • Indonesian: Sighişoara
  • Indonesian: Sighișoara
  • Italian: Schäßburg
  • Italian: Segesvár
  • Italian: Sighisoara
  • Italian: Sighişoara
  • Italian: Sighișoara
  • Japanese: シギショアラ
  • Kannada: ಸಿಗ್ಹಿಸೋವರ
  • Korean: 시기쇼아라
  • Latin: Castrum Sex
  • Latin: Saxoburgum
  • Latin: Schaesburgum
  • Latvian: Sigišoāra
  • Lithuanian: Sigišoara
  • Lombard: Sighişoara
  • Lombard: Sighișoara
  • Lombard: Sighiṣoara
  • Malay: Sighisoara
  • Malay: Sighișoara
  • Marathi: साईओआरा
  • Minangkabau: Sighișoara
  • Mongolian: Сигишоара
  • Norwegian: Sighişoara
  • Norwegian: Sighișoara
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Schässburg
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Schäßburg
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Segesvar
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Segesvár
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Sighisoara
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Sighișoara
  • Occitan (post 1500): Sighișoara
  • Persian: سیگیشوآرا
  • Persian: سیگیشوارا
  • Polish: Sighisoara
  • Polish: Sighişoara
  • Polish: Sighișoara
  • Polish: Sigiszoara
  • Portuguese: Sighisoara
  • Portuguese: Sighişoara
  • Portuguese: Sighișoara
  • Romanian: Sighisoara
  • Romanian: Sighişoara
  • Romanian: Sighișoara
  • Russian: Сегешвар
  • Russian: Сигишоара
  • Russian: Шегешвар
  • Russian: Шёсбург
  • Scots: Sighișoara
  • Serbian: Segešvar
  • Serbian: Sighişoara
  • Serbian: Сегешвар
  • Serbian: Сигишоара
  • Serbian: Шегешвар
  • Serbian: Шесбург
  • Serbo-Croatian: Sighişoara
  • Serbo-Croatian: Sighișoara
  • Sinhala: සිගිසෝරා
  • Slovak: Sighisoara
  • Slovak: Sighişoara
  • Slovak: Sighișoara
  • Slovenian: Castrum Sex
  • Slovenian: Schäßburg
  • Slovenian: Segesvár
  • Slovenian: Sighișoara
  • South Azerbaijani: سیگیشوآرا
  • Spanish: Segesvar
  • Spanish: Segesvár
  • Spanish: Sighisoara
  • Spanish: Sighişoara
  • Spanish: Sighișoara
  • Spanish: Şighisoara
  • Spanish: Şighişoara
  • Swedish: Schässburg
  • Swedish: Schäßburg
  • Swedish: Segesvár
  • Swedish: Sighisoara
  • Swedish: Sighişoara
  • Swedish: Sighișoara
  • Tajik: Sigișoara
  • Tajik: Сигишоара
  • Tamil: சிகிஸோரா
  • Telugu: సిఘిసోవారా
  • Thai: เซียไวรา
  • Turkish: Sighișoara
  • Turkish: Sigisoara
  • Ukrainian: Сігішоара
  • Ukrainian: Сіґішоара
  • Urdu: سیگھیسوارا
  • Vietnamese: Sighisoara
  • Welsh: Sighișoara
  • Yiddish: שעסבורג

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