Sângeorz-Băi (also spelled Sîngeorz-Băi, Romanian pronunciation: [sɨnˈd͡ʒe̯orz bəj]; Hungarian: Oláhszentgyörgy; German: Sankt Georgen) is a well-known spa resort and town in the beautiful mountain region of Bistrița-Năsăud County in Transylvania, Romania. The town administers two villages, Cormaia (Kormája) and Valea Borcutului (Borpatak).

Sângeorz-Băi
Town
Biserica de lemn din Sangeorz-Bai01.jpg
Coat of arms of Sângeorz-Băi
Coat of arms
Location of Sângeorz-Băi
Location of Sângeorz-Băi
Coordinates: 47°22′12″N 24°40′48″E / 47.37000°N 24.68000°E / 47.37000; 24.68000Coordinates: 47°22′12″N 24°40′48″E / 47.37000°N 24.68000°E / 47.37000; 24.68000
Country Romania
CountyBistrița-Năsăud County
StatusTown
Government
 • MayorTraian Ogâgău (National Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total146.82 km2 (56.69 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total9,679
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
WebsiteOfficial site

The town lies on the banks of the river Someșul Mare and is popular with visitors seeking rural tranquillity, traditional hospitality, and the unspoilt Romanian countryside around the Cormaia River valley.

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±%
1966 6,693—    
1977 8,243+23.2%
1992 10,280+24.7%
2002 10,702+4.1%
2011 9,679−9.6%
Source: Census data

At the 2002 census, 97.8% of inhabitants were Romanians, 1.5% Roma and 0.5% Hungarians. 73.1% were Romanian Orthodox, 19.7% Pentecostal and 5.9% Greek-Catholic.