|First official record||1212 (as Temesiense)|
|• Mayor||Nicolae Robu (PNL)|
|• Deputy Mayor||Dan Diaconu (PNL)|
|• Deputy Mayor||Imre Farkas (UDMR)|
|• City and County Seat||130.5 km2 (50.4 sq mi)|
|• Metro||2.439,19 km2 (0.94178 sq mi)|
|Elevation||90 m (300 ft)|
|• City and County Seat||319,279|
| • Estimate |
|• Rank||3rd (98th in EU)|
|• Density||2,447/km2 (6,340/sq mi)|
|Demonym(s)||timișorean (masculine), timișoreancă (feminine)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
|Tel. code||0256 / 0356|
|xTimișoara metropolitan area is a proposed project.|
Timișoara (UK: //, US: /-/, Romanian: [timiˈʃo̯ara] (listen), German: Temeswar; Hungarian: Temesvár; Turkish: Temeşvar) is the capital city of Timiș County, the 3rd largest city in Romania and the main social, economic and cultural centre in western Romania.
Nicknamed the Little Vienna or the City of Flowers, Timișoara is considered the informal capital city of the historical Banat. The country’s third most populous city is the economic hub of the region, with 319,279 inhabitants as of the 2011 census, home to almost a half-million inhabitants in the metropolitan area, as well as over 30,000 students from over 50 countries.
In late contemporary times, Timișoara, like many other large cities in Romania, is a medical tourism service provider especially for dental care. It also offers excellent academic institutions, attracting thousands international students annually mainly at its medical school. As a technology hub, the city has one of the most powerful IT sectors in Romania alongside Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Iași and Brașov, becoming a popular tech destination according to Financial Times. In 2013 Timișoara had the fastest internet download speed in the world.
It was the 1st mainland European city and 2nd in the world after New York to be lit by electric street lamps in 1884. It was also the second European and the first city in the Kingdom of Hungary with horse-drawn trams in 1869. It opened the first public lending library with reading room in the Habsburg Empire and built a town hospital 24 years before Vienna. Also, it published the first German newspaper in Southeast Europe (Temeswarer Nachrichten). It has been an important centre for music in Europe since the 19th century.
- 1 Origins of the name
- 2 History
- 3 Geography
- 4 Demographics
- 5 Economy
- 6 Transport
- 7 Cityscape
- 8 Government
- 9 Districts
- 10 Culture and contemporary life
- 11 Shopping and commerce
- 12 Education
- 13 Sport
- 14 International relations
- 15 See also
- 16 References
- 17 External links
Origins of the name
All names of the city are derived from its Hungarian name Temesvár, "-vár" means "castle" and the whole meaning "Castle on Temes river". In Romanian Timișoara, in German Temeswar, Temeschwar and later Temeschburg by replacing the phonetic transcription of vár to the German word "burg", meaning similarly "castle". Other names in different languages: in Yiddish: טעמשוואר, romanized: Temshvar, in Serbian: Темишвар, romanized: Temišvar, in Banat Bulgarian: Timišvár and in Slovak: Temešvár.
The first identifiable civilization in this area were the Dacians who left traces of their past. Nearby archaeological finds indicate settlements of Neolithic and Roman origins. From coin finds, it is known that the settlement was inhabited during Roman Dacia.
The territory later known as Banat was conquered by the Hungarians during the Hungarian conquest of the Carpathian Basin (895-896), however according to Gesta Hungarorum, the territory was ruled by Duke Glad in the early 10th century and later by Ahtum, who was defeated by King Stephen I in the first half of the 11th century.
Timișoara was first officially mentioned as a place in either 1212 or 1266 as the Roman fort of Castrum Temesiensis or Castrum regium Themes. The town was destroyed by the Tatars in the 13th century but Timișoara was rebuilt and grew considerably during the reign of Charles I, who, upon his visit there in 1307, ordered the fortress to be fortified with stone walls and to build a royal palace. He even moved the royal seat from Buda to Temesvár (Timișoara) between 1315 and 1323. Timișoara's importance also grew due to its strategic location, which facilitated control over the Banat plain. By the middle of the 14th century, Timișoara was at the forefront of Western Christendom's battle against the Muslim Ottoman Turks. Crusaders met at the city before engaging in the Battle of Nicopolis in 1396. Beginning in 1443, John Hunyadi used Timișoara as a military stronghold against the Turks, having built a powerful fortress. The city was repeatedly besieged by the Ottomans in 1462, 1476, 1491, and 1522.
In 1552, a 16,000-strong Ottoman army led by Kara Ahmed Pasha conquered the city and transformed it into a capital city in the region (Temeşvar Eyalet). The local military commander, István Losonczy, and other Christians were massacred on 27 July 1552 while escaping the city through the Azapilor Gate.
Timișoara remained under Ottoman rule for nearly 160 years, controlled directly by the Sultan and enjoying a special status, similar to other cities in the region such as Budapest and Belgrade. During this period, Timișoara was home to a large Islamic community and produced famous historical figures such as Osman Aga of Temesvar, until Prince Eugene of Savoy conquered it in 1716 during the Ottoman-Habsburg war. Subsequently, the city came under Habsburg rule, and it remained so until the early 20th century as part of the Banat of Temeswar, Kingdom of Hungary, Austrian Empire and Austria-Hungary, except for the Ottoman occupation between 1788–1789 during the 1787–91 Austro-Turkish War. The city was defortified starting in 1892 up until 1910, and several major road arteries were built to connect the suburbs with the city centre, paving the way for further expansion of the city.
It was the 1st mainland European city and 2nd in the world after New York to be lit by electric street lamps in 1884. It was also the second European and the first city in the Kingdom of Hungary with horse-drawn trams in 1869. It is said that Gustave Eiffel, the creator of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, drew the projects of one of Timișoara's footbridges over the Bega, the "Metal Bridge", however, it was actually planned by Róbert Tóth, the head of the Bridge Department, at the Reșița rail factory.
On 31 October 1918, local military and political elites established the "Banat National Council", together with representatives of the region's main ethnic groups: Germans, Hungarians, Serbs and Romanians. On 1 November they proclaimed the short-lived Banat Republic. In the aftermath of World War I, the Banat region was divided between the Kingdom of Romania and the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, and Timișoara came under Romanian administration after Serbian occupation between 1918–1919. The city was ceded from Hungary to Romania by the Treaty of Trianon on 4 June 1920. In 1920, King Ferdinand I awarded Timișoara the status of a University Centre, and the interwar years saw continuous economic and cultural development. A number of anti-fascist and anti-revisionist demonstrations also took place during this time.
During World War II, Timișoara suffered damage from both Allied and Axis bombing raids, especially during the second half of 1944. On 23 August 1944, Romania, which until then was a member of the Axis, declared war on Nazi Germany and joined the Allies. Surprised, the local Wehrmacht garrison surrendered without a fight, and German and Hungarian troops attempted to take the city by force throughout September, without success.
After the war, the People's Republic of Romania was proclaimed, and Timișoara underwent Sovietization and later, Systematization. The city's population tripled between 1948 and 1992. In December 1989, Timișoara witnessed a series of mass street protests in what was to become the Romanian Anti-Communist Revolution. On 20 December, three days after bloodshed began there, Timișoara was declared the first city free of Communism in Romania.
Timișoara lies at an altitude of 90 metres (300 feet) on the southeast edge of the Banat plain, part of the Pannonian Plain near the divergence of the Timiș and Bega rivers. The waters of the two rivers form a swampy and frequently flooded land. Timișoara developed on one of few places where the swamps could be crossed. These constituted a natural protection around the fortress for a very long time, however, they also favoured a wet and insalubrious climate, as well as the proliferation of the plague and cholera, which kept the number of inhabitants at a relatively low number and significantly prevented the development of the city. With time, however, the rivers of the area were drained, dammed and diverted. Due to these hydrographical projects undertaken in the 18th century, the city no longer lies on the river Timiș, but on the Bega Canal. This improvement of the land was made irreversible by building the Bega Canal (started in 1728) and by the complete draining of the surrounding marshes. However, the land across the city lies above a water table at a depth of only 0.5 to 5 metres (1.6–16.4 feet), a factor which does not allow the construction of tall buildings. The rich black soil and relatively high water table make this a fertile agricultural region.
The climate which defines Timișoara city is the temperate oceanic climate (Köppen: Cfb) and can be regarded as humid continental (Dfb) when using an isotherm of 0 °C (32 °F). The city characterises the South-Eastern part of The Pannonian Basin.
|Climate data for Timișoara, Romania (1961–1990)|
|Record high °C (°F)||17.4
|Average high °C (°F)||2.3
|Daily mean °C (°F)||−1.6
|Average low °C (°F)||−4.8
|Record low °C (°F)||−35.3
|Average precipitation mm (inches)||40
|Average snowfall cm (inches)||9.8
|Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)||7||7||7||8||9||10||7||6||6||5||8||9||89|
|Average relative humidity (%)||90||86||79||73||73||74||73||75||76||81||85||89||79|
|Mean monthly sunshine hours||72.1||92.2||155.4||186.4||242.4||262.3||300.6||280.2||217.5||177.3||86.4||56.9||2,129.7|
|Source #1: NOAA, Deutscher Wetterdienst|
|Source #2: Romanian National Statistic Institute (extremes 1901–2000)|
- Highest recorded temperature: 42 °C (108 °F) – 5 August 2017
- Lowest recorded temperature: −35.3 °C (−32 °F) – 24 January 1963
- Snow stays on the ground 30 days a year on average
- Highest precipitation: June: 91.0 mm(3.589 in)
- Lowest precipitation: February: 44.5 mm(1.737 in)
Climatic general features consist of various and irregular weather conditions. The dominating temperate air masses during spring and summer are of oceanic origin and come with great precipitations. Frequently, even during winter period, the Atlantic humid air masses bring rainy and snowy weather, rarely cold weather.
From September until February, frequent continental polar air masses coming from the East invade the area. In spite of all that, the Banat climate is also influenced by the presence of cyclones and warm air masses which come from the Mediterranean. Their characteristic feature is that of complete snow thaw during the winter period and stifling heat during the summer period.
Freak measurable snowfalls have occurred as early as late October and as late as early April, but snow in those months is rare, and significant falls do not usually occur until first of November. The median date for the first freeze is 22 October, while that of the last freeze is 15 April.
|Source: Census data, Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition|
Of this population, 86.79% were ethnic Romanians, while 5.12% were Hungarians, 1.37% Germans, 1.3% Serbs, 0.69% Romani, 0.18% Ukrainians, 0.17% Slovaks, 0.11% Jews and 0.76% others. 14.2% of the population are under 15 years of age, 4.0% are over 75.
Since 1990, Timișoara saw a slight population decline owing to migration and a drop in birthrates. Notably, the Hungarian and German communities experienced significant decline, with the latter being reduced by half between 1992 and 2002. On the other hand, the Ukrainian community has grown, partly due to the presence of Ukrainian language educational facilities. In recent years, local investment by Italian companies has spurred the creation of an Italian community, even leading to calls for an Italian Cultural Center.
In 1910, according to the Austro-Hungarian census (based on the first language in daily use), Timișoara had 72,555 inhabitants. Of these, 31,644 (43.6%) used German, 28,552 (39.4%) used Hungarian, 7,566 (10.4%) used Romanian, 3,482 (4.8%) used Serbian, and 1,311 (1.8%) used other languages.
Timișoara has been an important economic centre since the 18th century when the Habsburg administration was installed. Due to Austrian colonisation, ethnic and religious diversity and innovative laws, the economy began to develop. The technicians and craftsmen that settled in the city established guilds and helped develop the city's economy. In 1717, Timișoara became host to the first beer factory in Banat.
During the Industrial Revolution, numerous modern innovations were introduced. It was the first city in Austria-Hungary with street lighting, and the first city in mainland Europe illuminated by electric light. The Bega river was also channelled during this time. It was the first navigable canal on current Romanian territory. This way, Timișoara had contact with Europe, and even with the rest of the world through the Black Sea, leading to the local development of commercialism. In the 19th century, the railway system of the Hungarian Kingdom reached Timișoara.
Timișoara was the first city in the country with international routes economic boom as the amount of foreign investment, especially in high-tech sectors, has risen. In an article in late 2005, French magazine L'Expansion called Timișoara Romania's economic showcase, and referred to the increased number of foreign investments as a "second revolution". In 2016, Timișoara was awarded by Forbes as the most dynamic city and the best city for business in Romania.
Apart from domestic local investment, there has been significant foreign investment from the European Union, particularly from Germany and Italy. Continental AG has produced tires since opening a plant in 1998. In the years that followed, Continental also established an automotive software engineering division in Timișoara. All in all, as of 2015[update] Continental AG employed about 8000 people in Timișoara, and the company keeps expanding. The Linde Group produces technical gases, and a part of the wiring moulds for BMW and Audi vehicles are produced by the company Dräxlmaier Group. Wiring for Volkswagen and other vehicles are produced at the German company Kromberg & Schubert. Also, Swiss company FM Logistic, already present in Timiș County for Alcatel-Lucent, Nestlé, P&G, Smithfield and in Bucharest for Cora, L'Oréal, Sanofi Aventis and Yves Rocher, and for companies like PROFI Rom Foods, BIC, Kraft Foods or SCA Packaging—offering them domestic transport services and international transport services for Bricostore, Arctic, Danone, Unilever or Contitech, the growth of FM Logistic in Romania and in Dudești through its first warehouse in Romania (Dudeștii Noi gives FM the opportunity). Nestlé produces waffles here.
The USA company Flextronics maintains a workplace in the west of the city for the production of mobile telephony and government inspection department devices. In 2009, the company laid off 640 workers. The American company Procter & Gamble manufactures washing and cleaning agents in Timișoara. Smithfield Foods—the world's largest pork processor and hog producer—has two subsidiaries in Timișoara and Timiș County: Smithfield Ferme and Smithfield Prod.
Timișoara has a complex system of regional transportation, providing road, air and rail connections to major cities in Romania and Europe.
Timișoara's public transport network consists of 9 tram lines, 9 trolleybus lines and 21 bus lines and it is operated by STPT (Societatea de Transport Public Timișoara), a company owned by the City Hall. The system covers all the important areas of the city and it also connects Timișoara with some of the communes of the metropolitan area.
In 2015, Timișoara became the first city in Romania to offer public transport by bike. The bicycle-sharing system has 25 stations and 300 bikes which can be used by locals and tourists for free. Starting from October 4, 2018, STPT also offers vaporetto public transport on the Bega canal, resulting in Timișoara being the only city in Romania with 5 types of public transportation.
Timișoara is on two European routes (E70 and E671) in the European road network. At a national level, Timișoara is located on four different national roads: DN6, DN69, DN59 and DN59A. The Romanian Motorway A1 links the city with Bucharest and the eastern part of the country. The A1 links Timișoara with Hungarian motorway M43. The Timișoara Coach Station (Autogara) is used by several private transport companies to provide coach connections from Timișoara to a large number of locations from all over the country.
The city is served by Romania's third busiest airport, Traian Vuia International Airport, located 12.3 km (7.6 mi) northeast away from the city centre. It serves now as an operating base for TAROM, and low-cost airlines such as Wizz Air and Ryanair.
Timișoara is a major railway centre and is connected to all other major Romanian cities, as well as local destinations, through the national CFR network. Timișoara is directly linked by train service with Budapest, Belgrade and Vienna. The main railway station of the city is Timișoara North railway station. More than 130 trains use this station daily. The other three railway stations of the city are mainly used by commuter trains.
- Fructus Plaza
- Real Estate Centre ASIROM-VIG
- AGN Business Center
- Vox Technology Park
- UBC 1
- UBC 2
- UBC 3
- UBC 0 155 metres (509 feet)
- Bega Business Center
The first free local elections in post-communist Timișoara took place in 1992. The winner was Viorel Oancea, of the Civic Alliance Party (PAC), which later merged with the Liberal Party. He was the first officer who spoke to the crowd of revolutionaries gathered in Opera Square. The 1996 elections were won by Gheorghe Ciuhandu, of the Christian Democrats. He had four terms, also winning elections in 2000, 2004 and 2008. Meanwhile, Ciuhandu took over the Christian Democratic Party and ran for president of Romania in 2004. Timișoara's mayor, elected in 2012 and again in 2016, is Nicolae Robu. Deputy mayors are Dan Diaconu (PNL) and Farkas Imre (UDMR).
Like all other local councils in Romania, the Timișoara local council, the county council and the city's mayor are elected every four years by the population. Decisions are approved and discussed by the local council made up of 27 elected councillors. Local council composition after 2016 local elections:
|National Liberal Party (PNL)||12|
|Social Democratic Party (PSD)||9|
|People's Movement Party (PMP)||2|
|Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania (UDMR/RMDSZ)||2|
|Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE)||1|
|Adrian Orza (independent)||1|
Additionally, as Timișoara is the capital of Timiș County, the city hosts the palace of the prefecture, the headquarters of the county council (consiliu județean) and the prefect, who is appointed by Romania's central government. The prefect is not allowed to be a member of a political party, and his role is to represent the national government at the local level, acting as a liaison and facilitating the implementation of National Development Plans and governing programmes at the local level. County council composition after 2016 local elections:
|Social Democratic Party (PSD)||16|
|National Liberal Party (PNL)||14|
|People's Movement Party (PMP)||5|
|Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE)||2|
Currently, the city is the largest in the West development region, which is equivalent to NUTS-II regions in the European Union and is used by the European Union and the Romanian Government for statistical analysis and regional development. The West development region is not, however, an administrative entity.
Timișoara city traditionally divided into ten parts, but now they have no administrative function.
|District||Area (ha)||Romanian name||German name||Hungarian name||Institution|
|X||102||Ciarda Roșie||Rote Tscharda||Vörös Csárda||1953|
In the 21st century, Timișoara city is divided into quarters (cartiere):
- Listed alphabetically
- Aradului vest
- Badea Cârțan
- Banat I
- Calea Aradului
- Calea Buziașului
- Calea Girocului
- Calea Lipovei
- Calea Lugojului
- Calea Șagului
- Calea Torontalului I, II
- Ciarda Roșie
- Circumvalațiunii I, II, III, IV
- Complex studențesc
- Ghiroda Nouă
- Ion Ionescu de la Brad
- Matei Basarab
- Mehala I, II
- Mircea cel Bătrân
- Noua Timișoară
- Pădurea Verde
- Zona Odobescu
Culture and contemporary life
The city centre largely consists of buildings from the Austrian Empire era. The old city consists of several historic areas. These are: Cetate (Belváros in Hungarian, Innere Stadt in German), Iosefin (Józsefváros, Josephstadt), Elisabetin (Erzsébetváros, Elisabethstadt), Fabric (Gyárváros, Fabrikstadt). Numerous bars, clubs and restaurants have opened in the old Baroque square (Unirii Square).
- Victory Square (Piața Victoriei)
- Union Square (Piața Unirii)
- Liberty Square (Piața Libertății)
- Saint George Square (Piața Sfântul Gheorghe)
- Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral
- Roman Catholic Dome
- Millennium Roman Catholic Church
- Fabric Synagogue
- Iosefin Synagogue
- Cetate Synagogue
Cultural buildings and sites
- Timișoara Zoological Garden
- Botanical Park
- Central Park
- Cathedral Park
- Justice Park
- Roses Park
- Children's Park
- Queen Maria Park
- Alpineț Park
- Civic Park
- Green Forest
- Banatul Philharmonic
- National Opera of Timișoara
- National Theatre of Timișoara
- German State Theatre Timișoara
- Hungarian State Theatre Timișoara
- Merlin Puppet Theatre of Timișoara
Festivals and Conferences
- Plai Festival
- Revolution Festival – music festival held at the Village Museum
- Timișoara Tango Festival
- Timișoara Jazz Festival – international jazz festival
- SABOTAGE Festival – electronic music and art festival
- Teszt Festival – international theatre festival
- Timishort – short movie festival
- Ceau, Cinema! – a "pocket-size" independent film festival
- StudentFest – a festival of culture and arts created by the students
- ISWin – The International Student Week in Timișoara
- Timișoara International Festival of Literature from Timișoara
- Street Delivery Festival – organized in Bucharest, Timișoara and Iași, the festival reaches areas such as architecture, music, theatre, dance and film
- TEDxTimișoara – an independent conference organised under license from TED Conference
European Capital of Culture
Shopping and commerce
Due to high demand for business space, new commercial buildings have been built. The commercial sector is developing very quickly. Timișoara has large shopping centres:
Timișoara is the main educational and academic centre in west of Romania. Timișoara has four public universities and four private universities. The number of students of higher education institutions reached 60,000 in 2015.
- Politehnica University
- Universitatea de Vest
- Victor Babeș University of Medicine and Pharmacy
- Banat University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine
Twin towns – Sister cities
- General consulate of Germany
- General consulate of Serbia
- General Consulate of Italy
- Honorary Consulate of Austria
- Honorary Consulate of Czech Republic
- Honorary consulate of Mexico
- Honorary consulate of Peru
- Honorary consulate of Spain
- Honorary consulate of the Netherlands
- Honorary consulate of South Korea
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