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Fole Church
Fole Church
Fole is located in Gotland
Coordinates: 57°39′2″N 18°32′41″E / 57.65056°N 18.54472°E / 57.65056; 18.54472Coordinates: 57°39′2″N 18°32′41″E / 57.65056°N 18.54472°E / 57.65056; 18.54472
Country Sweden
Province Gotland
County Gotland County
Municipality Gotland Municipality
Population (2010)
 • Total 390[1]
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Fole is a small settlement situated in Gotland Municipality, Gotland County, Sweden.


Fole Church is a 13th-century edifice mixing Romanesque and Gothic elements.

Fole is a part of Väskinde parish.[2] Fole Idrottsförening ("Fole Sports Club") is one of the oldest in Gotland, founded in 1894.[3]

A number of gold bracteates and other Viking age jewelry has been found at Fole.[4]

One of the asteroids in the Asteroid belt, 10129 Fole, is named after this place.[5]


Fole consist of a number of farms over a larger area.[6]



  1. ^ "Statistik". Website. Fole Socken. Retrieved 28 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Välkommen till Väskinde församling". Website. Svenska Kyrkan. Retrieved 28 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Idrottsförening". Website. Fole Socken. Retrieved 28 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Bild 29230". Website, data base. Historiska museet. Retrieved 28 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". NASA. Retrieved 2008-04-25. 
  6. ^ "Fole kyrka". Retrieved 3 June 2014. 

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