Orlát

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Orlat (,) is a commune in Sibiu County, Transylvania, Romania, at the foothills of the Cindrel Mountains, 17 km west of the county capital Sibiu, in the Mărginimea Sibiului ethnographic area.

Orlat is one of the oldest villages in the Mărginimea Sibiului. The 1st Romanian Border Guards Regiment (established by an Imperial decree signed by Maria Theresa of Austria on April 15, 1762) was located here<ref>Land Forces Academy "Nicolae Bălcescu" website, Contribuţii la istoria Regimentului 1 român de graniţă</ref>.

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Communes and villages in TransylvaniaSibiu County

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