Follebu

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Follebu is a township and parish of Gausdal in Oppland, Norway. Follebu parish in located in the Sør-Gudbrandsdal rural deanery.[1] Follebu Church (Follebu kirke) was built in Gothic style of stone and brick between the years 1260 and 1300.[2][3]

The name

The Old Norse form of the name was Foldabu. The first element is probably the genitive pluralis of fold 'meadow, plain; open and flat land' - the last element is 'rural district'. The area is quite flat and open, especially when it is compared to the surrounding districts.

See also

References

  1. ^ Rune Nedrud. "Follebu". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved October 1, 2016.
  2. ^ "Follebu Church". Spotting History. Retrieved June 1, 2016.
  3. ^ Ola Storsletten. "Follebu kirke". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved June 1, 2016.

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Coordinates: 61°14′N 10°17′E / 61.233°N 10.283°E / 61.233; 10.283