Dumbrăveni

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Dumbrăveni
Town
Location of Dumbrăveni
Location of Dumbrăveni
Dumbrăveni is located in Romania
Dumbrăveni
Dumbrăveni
Location of Dumbrăveni
Coordinates: 46°13′39″N 24°34′33″E / 46.22750°N 24.57583°E / 46.22750; 24.57583Coordinates: 46°13′39″N 24°34′33″E / 46.22750°N 24.57583°E / 46.22750; 24.57583
Country  Romania
County Sibiu County
Status Town
Government
 • Mayor Georgeta Irimie (National Liberal Party)
Population (2011)
 • Total 6,990
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Dumbrăveni (before 1945 Ibaşfalău; German: Elisabethstadt; Saxon dialect: Eppeschdorf; Hungarian: Erzsébetváros) is a town in the north of Sibiu County, in the centre of Transylvania, central Romania. The town lies on the banks of the Târnava Mare River, 20 km east from the city of Mediaş, the second largest city in the county.

The city administers two villages, Ernea (Ehrgang; Argung; Szászernye) and Şaroş pe Târnave (Scharosch; Šuerš; Szászsáros).

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1910 4,408 —    
1930 4,067 −7.7%
1948 4,562 +12.2%
1956 5,367 +17.6%
1966 8,452 +57.5%
1977 9,883 +16.9%
1992 9,354 −5.4%
2002 8,812 −5.8%
2011 6,990 −20.7%
Source: Census data

At the 2011 census, 71.1% of inhabitants were Romanians, 18.4% Roma, 9.2% Hungarians and 1% Germans.

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