Location in Sibiu County
|Villages||Șelimbăr, Veștem, Mohu, Bungard|
|• Mayor||Ioan Daniel Maricuța (independent)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|Area code(s)||+40 x69|
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.
The commune is composed of four villages:
- Bungard (German: Baumgarten; Hungarian: Bongárd) - 382 inhabitants
- Mohu (German: Moichen; Hungarian: Móh) - 543 inhabitants
- Șelimbăr - 2859 inhabitants
- Veștem (German: Westen; Hungarian: Vesztény) - 1483 inhabitants
Culture and recreation
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 nby a double wall, only the fragments of the wall survive.
- Toma Dordea, Romanian academician and electrical machines specialist (from Bungard)
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