Eresfjord og Vistdal

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Eresfjord og Vistdal herad
Former Municipality
View of the Vistdal area
View of the Vistdal area
Eresfjord og Vistdal herad is located in Møre og Romsdal
Eresfjord og Vistdal herad
Eresfjord og Vistdal herad
Location in Møre og Romsdal
Coordinates: 62°37′N 08°08′E / 62.617°N 8.133°E / 62.617; 8.133Coordinates: 62°37′N 08°08′E / 62.617°N 8.133°E / 62.617; 8.133
Country Norway
Region Western Norway
County Møre og Romsdal
Municipality ID NO-1542
Adm. Center Eresfjord
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Created from Nesset in 1890
Merged into Nesset in 1964

Eresfjord og Vistdal is a former municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The municipality encompassed all of the present-day Nesset Municipality that lies south of the Langfjorden and around the Eresfjorden. The administrative centre of the municipality was the village of Eresfjord. The municipality included the two parishes of Vistdal and Eresfjord and there were two churches in the municipality: Sira Church in Eresfjord and Vistdal Church in Myklebostad.[1]

History[edit]

The municipality of Eresfjord og Vistdal was established on 1 January 1890 when it was split off from Nesset Municipality. Eresfjord og Vistdal had an initial population of 2,155. On 1 January 1964, the municipality was reunited with Nesset Municipality. Prior to the merger, Eresfjord og Vistdal had a population of 1,289.[2]

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