|• Total||144 km2 (56 sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+02:00)|
|Created as||Formannskapsdistrikt in 1838|
|Merged into||Trondheim in 1964|
Strinda is a former municipality in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. The area encompassed the eastern part of the present-day municipality of Trondheim south and east of the main city center all the way southeast to the lake Jonsvatnet.
The municipality of Strinda was established on 1 January 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). According to the 1835 census, Strinda had a population of 4,593. In 1891, the eastern parish of Malvik was separated from Strinda to form its own municipality, leaving Strinda with a population of 2,769.
Starting in 1864, a series of border adjustments moved territory from Strinda to Trondheim. On 1 January 1864, an area with 1,229 residents was transferred; then on 1 January 1893, an area with 4,097 residents was transferred; and finally on 1 January 1952, the Lade area with 2,230 inhabitants was transferred to Trondheim. On 1 January 1964 the rest of Strinda was incorporated into Trondheim, along with Leinstrand, Byneset, and Tiller. Prior to the merger, Strinda had a population of 44,600.
- Store norske leksikon. "Strinda. – kommune" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-03-23.
- Registreringssentral for historiske data. "Hjemmehørende folkemengde Sør-Trøndelag 1801-1960" (in Norwegian). University of Tromsø.
- Jukvam, Dag (1999). "Historisk oversikt over endringer i kommune- og fylkesinndelingen" (in Norwegian). Statistisk sentralbyrå.
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