Mosterøy

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Mosterøy is an island and former municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. The administrative centre was Askje.

It was created by a split from Rennesøy municipality on 1 July 1884. The new municipality had a population of 1,309. On 1 January 1923 a group of outlying islands were separated from Mosterøy to form a separate municipality Kvitsøy. The split left Mosterøy with 745 inhabitants.

On 1 January 1965 Mosterøy was reunited with Rennesøy. Prior to the merger Mosterøy had a population of 817.

On Mosterøy is located Utstein Abbey, the best-preserved medieval monastery in Norway.

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Coordinates: 59°05′N 5°38′E / 59.083°N 5.633°E / 59.083; 5.633