Porumbacu de Jos

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Porumbacu de Jos
Commune
Location of Porumbacu de Jos
Location of Porumbacu de Jos
Coordinates: 45°45′29″N 24°27′25″E / 45.75806°N 24.45694°E / 45.75806; 24.45694Coordinates: 45°45′29″N 24°27′25″E / 45.75806°N 24.45694°E / 45.75806; 24.45694
Country  Romania
County Sibiu County
Status Commune
Government
 • Mayor Ioan Strava (Social Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total 184.87 km2 (71.38 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,954
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.cjsibiu.ro/ro/porumbacu.php

Porumbacu de Jos (German: Unter-Bornbach; Hungarian: Alsóporumbák) is a commune in Sibiu County, Transylvania, central Romania, first documented in 1473. It is composed of five villages: Colun, Porumbacu de Jos, Porumbacu de Sus, Sărata and Scoreiu.

It has a population of 2954 (2011) and an administered area of 18,487 ha (see map). It is a base for hiking and climbing tours to the southern Carpathians, notably the Negoiu chalet at 1546 m altitude.

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Colun Kellen Kolun
Porumbacu de Jos Unter-Bornbach Alsóporumbák
Porumbacu de Sus Felsőporumbák
Sărata Salz Szarata
Scoreiu Skorei