Moster

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For the high resolution animation of an original film poster, see Moster (motion movie poster).
For the wine grape that is also known as Moster, see Chasselas.
Moster kommune
Former Municipality
Siggjo and Bømla bridge.
Siggjo and Bømla bridge.
Country Norway
County Hordaland
District Vestlandet
Municipality ID NO-1218
Adm. Center Mosterhamn
Population (1962)
 • Total 1,841
Created from Finnås in 1916.
Merged with Bømlo in 1963.

Moster is a former municipality in Hordaland county, Norway.

It was created by the split of Finnås on July 1, 1916, which created the new municipalities Moster, Bømlo and Bremnes. At that time Moster had a population of 1.316.

On 1 January 1963 the three municipalities were reunited under the name Bømlo. Before the merger Moster had a population of 1.834.

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Coordinates: 59°42′08″N 5°20′50″E / 59.7022°N 5.34722°E / 59.7022; 5.34722