Șelimbăr (German: Schellenberg; Hungarian: Sellenberk) is a commune in central Romania, in the county of Sibiu in Transylvania, to the east of the county seat Sibiu. The village of Șelimbăr is known since 1323 and is the site of the Battle of Șelimbăr.
Location in Sibiu County
|Villages||Șelimbăr, Veștem, Mohu, Bungard|
|• Mayor||Ioan Daniel Maricuța (independent)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
|Area code(s)||+40 x69|
The commune is composed of four villages:
Culture and recreationEdit
A medieval fortified church in Șelimbăr was built in the early 13th century as a Romanesque basilica. The tower was later demolished, and the current tower originates from 1804. The interior is in Baroque style. The church was enclosed by a double wall, only the fragments of the wall survive.
- Toma Dordea, Romanian academician and electrical machines specialist (from Bungard)
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