Axente Sever, Sibiu

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Axente Sever
Commune
Skyline of Axente Sever
Axente Sever jud Sibiu.jpg
Axente Sever is located in Romania
Axente Sever
Axente Sever
Coordinates: 46°6′N 24°13′E / 46.100°N 24.217°E / 46.100; 24.217
Country  Romania
County Sibiu County
Population (2011)[1] 3,690
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code 557025
Website axentesever.ro

Axente Sever (until 1931 Frâua; German: Frauendorf; Hungarian: Asszonyfalva) is a commune located in Sibiu County, Romania, named after Ioan Axente Sever.

The commune is composed of three villages: Agârbiciu (Arbegen; Szászegerbegy), Axente Sever and Șoala (Schaal; Sálya). In each of these three villages there are Saxon fortified churches erected in the 14th century and fortified till the 16th century.

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Coordinates: 46°06′N 24°13′E / 46.100°N 24.217°E / 46.100; 24.217

References[edit]

Augustin Ioan and Hanna Derer. The Fortified Churches of the Transylvanian Saxons. Noi Media Print, 2004