Egge

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Egge herred
Former Municipality
Egge herred is located in Nord-Trøndelag
Egge herred
Egge herred
Location in Nord-Trøndelag
Coordinates: 64°01′23″N 11°28′28″E / 64.02306°N 11.47444°E / 64.02306; 11.47444Coordinates: 64°01′23″N 11°28′28″E / 64.02306°N 11.47444°E / 64.02306; 11.47444
Country Norway
Region Trøndelag
County Nord-Trøndelag
District Innherred
Municipality ID NO-1733
Adm. Center Egge
Area[1]
 • Total 51 km2 (20 sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Created as Stod in 1869
Merged into Steinkjer in 1964

Egge is a former municipality in Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. The municipality is part of the present-day municipality of Steinkjer, including the areas north of the town of Steinkjer, south of the lake Snåsavatnet, west of the lake Fossemvatnet, and east of Beitstad.[1] The main church for the municipality was Egge Church, just north of the town of Steinkjer.

History[edit]

The parish of Egge was established as a municipality on 1 January 1869 when it was separated from the municipality of Stod (see formannskapsdistrikt). Initially, Egge had a population of 941. In 1948 a small part of Egge (population: 70) was transferred to the neighboring town of Steinkjer. On 1 January 1964, a major municipal merger took place: the municipalities of Egge, Beitstad, Kvam, Ogndal, Sparbu, and Stod were merged with the town of Steinkjer to form a new, larger municipality of Steinkjer. Before the merger, Egge had a population of 3,476.[2]

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