Hetland

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Hetland kommune
Former Municipality
Grødem on Randaberg.JPG
Country Norway
County Rogaland
District Vestlandet
Municipality ID NO-1126
Population (1964)
 • Total 22,474
Created from Hetland formannskapsdistrikt in 1837
Merged with Randaberg in 1922, Sandnes and Stavanger in 1965

Hetland is a former municipality in Rogaland county, Norway.

It was created as Hetland formannskapsdistrikt in 1837. On 1 July 1922, Randaberg was separated from Hetland to create a municipality of its own. The split left Hetland with a population of 10,167. In addition, areas of Hetland were moved to Stavanger in 1867, 1879, 1906, 1923 and 1953.

On 1 January 1965, the districts of Riska and Dale with 2,077 inhabitants became a part of Sandnes. The rest of Hetland, with 20,861 inhabitants, was incorporated into Stavanger.