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—  Town  —

Coat of arms
Location of Anina
Coordinates: 45°5′30″N 21°51′12″E / 45.09167°N 21.85333°E / 45.09167; 21.85333
Country  Romania
County Caraş-Severin County
Status Town
 - Mayor Gheorghe Neicu (Democratic Party)
Population (2000)
 - Total 10,886
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 - Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Anina (German: Steierdorf-Anina, Hungarian: Stájerlakanina) is a town in southwestern Romania, in Caraş-Severin County, with a population of 10,886 in 2000.

In 2002, the oldest modern human remains in Europe were discovered in a cave near Anina. Nicknamed "Ion din Anina" (John of Anina), the remains (the lower jaw) are some 40,000 years old.



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