Timisoara (RO)

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Timișoara (German: Temesvar, also formerly Temeschburg or Temeschwar, Hungarian: Temesvár, Yiddish: טעמשוואר, Serbian: Темишвар/Temišvar, Banat Bulgarian: Timišvár, Turkish: Temeşvar) is the capital city of Timiș County, in western Romania. One of the largest Romanian cities (the third most populous city in the country). Timișoara is considered the informal capital city of the historical region of Banat. It is the main social, economic and cultural centre in the western part of Romania.

Postmark Examples


Timișoara to Chile Registered Air Mail cover in 1940

Kingdom of Hungary period (1867-1918)

Circle on the 1881 issue. Full name to be identified.
Bridge TEMESVAR 2 in 1902.

Austrian Empire period (until 1867)

The TEMESVAR post-office opened before 1850, in the Temes District. There were 3 suboffices: the railway station (B.H.) since 1857, VORSTADT FABRIK opened on 1 March 1859, and JOSEFSTADT opened on 30 June 1865.

Circle Antiqua on the 1859 issue.
5 Kreuzer on commercial folded letter from Temesvarto to Hermanstadt


Vorst. Fabrik on the 1859 issue.