Sibiu, or Hermannstadt? A Romanian City with German Traditions

Sibiu is a city in the heart of Romania, but its other name, the unmistakably German Hermannstadt, hints at a whole different history. At two different periods - during the Middle Ages and in the 18th century - this beautiful place was the chief city of a German-speaking Transylvania. While today it is mostly populated by ethnic Romanians, the German-speakers were responsible for some of the most ... Read Full Article