Evangelical Church of Augustan Confession in Romania

The Evangelical Church of Augsburg Confession in Romania (German: Evangelische Kirche A.B. [Augsburgischen Bekenntnisses] in Rumänien) is a German-speaking Lutheran church in Romania, mainly based in Transylvania. As a Lutheran church, it adheres to the Augsburg Confession. Its history goes back to the 12th century when the Transylvanian Saxons arrived in the region, then part of Kingdom of Hungary.[1]

The organization of the German and Hungarian Lutheran church in Transylvania in 1904
One of the Lutheran fortified churches in Biertan

The church has close ties to, but is distinct from, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Romania, which is mainly Hungarian-speaking. It also cooperates with the Calvinist Reformed Church in Romania.


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-10-13. Retrieved 2009-11-27.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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