Sibiu's climate is humid continental with average temperatures of 8 to 9 °C (46 to 48 °F).
Sibiu is an important node in the European road network, being on two different European routes (E68 and E81).
It is also an important hub for the manufacturing of automotive components and houses factories belonging to Thyssen Krupp Bilstein-Compa, Takata, Continental, and NTN-SNR ball bearings.
Other local industries are machine components, textiles, agro-industry, and electrical components (Siemens).
Among the roughly 2,000 who have remained is Klaus Johannis, the current.
Set in the Cibin Depression, the city is about 20 km from the Făgăraș Mountains, 12 km from the Cibin Mountains, and about 15 km from the Lotru Mountains, which border the depression in its southwestern section.