Simeria

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Simeria
Town
Coat of arms of Simeria
Coat of arms
Country  Romania
County Hunedoara County
Status Town
Area
 • Total 49.75 km2 (19.21 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 12,556
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Coordinates: 45°51′0″N 23°0′36″E / 45.85000°N 23.01000°E / 45.85000; 23.01000

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
Year Pop. ±%
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