Simeria

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Simeria
Town
Coat of arms of Simeria
Coat of arms
Simeria is located in Romania
Simeria
Simeria
Location of Simeria
Coordinates: 45°51′0″N 23°0′36″E / 45.85000°N 23.01000°E / 45.85000; 23.01000
Country Romania
CountyHunedoara County
StatusTown
Area
 • Total49.75 km2 (19.21 sq mi)
Population
 • Total12,556
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Simeria (Romanian pronunciation: [siˈmeri.a]; German: Fischdorf; Hungarian: Piski) is a town in Hunedoara County, and an important railway junction with hump yard. Six villages are administered by the town: Bârcea Mare (Nagybarcsa), Cărpiniș (Gyertyános), Simeria Veche (Ópiski), Sântandrei (Szentandrás), Șăulești (Sárfalva) and Uroi (Arany).

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1956 7,706—    
1966 9,365+21.5%
1977 13,206+41.0%
1992 14,311+8.4%
2002 14,571+1.8%
2011 12,556−13.8%
Source: Census data