Sarmizegetusa, Hunedoara

Sarmizegetusa (colloquially and until 1941 officially Grădiște; Hungarian: Várhely, German: Burgort) is a commune in Țara Hațegului depression, Hunedoara County, Transylvania, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Breazova (Brázova), Hobița-Grădiște (Hobicavárhely), Păucinești (Paucsinesd), Sarmizegetusa and Zeicani (Zajkány).

Sarmizegetusa
Town hall
Town hall
Location in Hunedoara County
Location in Hunedoara County
Sarmizegetusa is located in Romania
Sarmizegetusa
Sarmizegetusa
Location in Romania
Coordinates: 45°31′N 22°47′E / 45.517°N 22.783°E / 45.517; 22.783Coordinates: 45°31′N 22°47′E / 45.517°N 22.783°E / 45.517; 22.783
CountryRomania
CountyHunedoara
Government
 • Mayor (2021–2024) Leontin-Dorin Hibais[1]
Population
 (2011)[2]
1,209
Time zoneEET/EEST (UTC+2/+3)
Vehicle reg.HD

Built atop the ruins of the capital of Roman Dacia, Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa, it is some 40 km from the capital of the Dacian kingdom, Sarmizegetusa Regia. The ruins of both Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa and Sarmizegetusa Regia are still available for visiting.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Results of the 2021 local elections". Central Electoral Bureau. Retrieved 30 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Populaţia stabilă pe judeţe, municipii, oraşe şi localităti componenete la RPL_2011" (in Romanian). National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 4 February 2014.