|— Former Municipality —|
|Created from||Fjældberg formannskapsdistrikt in 1838 and Eid, Hordaland in 1855.|
|Merged with||Ølen in 1916 and Kvinnherad in 1965.|
Fjelberg is a village and former municipality in Hordaland county, Norway.
The parish of Fjældberg was established as a municipality January 1, 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). According to the 1835 census the municipality had a population of 2,986. Already in 1855 the municipality Eid was incorporated into Fjelberg, increasing its population to 4,794. In 1865 the parish Vikebygd, with 1,062 inhabitants, was merged with a part of Finnås municipality to create the new municipality Sveen. In 1898 a part of Stord with 117 inhabitants was moved to Fjelberg. On 1 July 1916 Ølen was split from Fjelberg to constitute a municipality of its own, leaving Fjelberg with 1,926 inhabitants.
On 1 January 1965 Fjelberg was incorporated into Kvinnherad. Prior to the merger Fjelberg had a population of 2,308.
- Dag Jukvam / Statistics Norway (1999). Historisk oversikt over endringer i kommune- og fylkesinndelingen. (Norwegian)
- Registreringssentral for historiske data. "Hjemmehørende folkemengde Hordaland 1801-1960". University of Tromsø. (Norwegian)
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