Leinstrand

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Leinstrand herad
Former municipality
Leinstrand herad is located in Sør-Trøndelag
Leinstrand herad
Leinstrand herad
Leinstrand within Sør-Trøndelag
Leinstrand herad is located in Norway
Leinstrand herad
Leinstrand herad
Leinstrand herad (Norway)
Coordinates: 63°19′12″N 10°17′52″E / 63.32000°N 10.29778°E / 63.32000; 10.29778Coordinates: 63°19′12″N 10°17′52″E / 63.32000°N 10.29778°E / 63.32000; 10.29778
Country Norway
County Sør-Trøndelag
District Trondheim Region
Established 1 Jan 1838
Disestablished 1 Jan 1964
Administrative centre Heimdal
Area
 • Total 46 km2 (18 sq mi)
  *Area at municipal dissolution.
Population (1964)
 • Total 4,193
 • Density 91/km2 (240/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Leinstranding[1]
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
ISO 3166 code NO-1654
Created as Formannskapsdistrikt in 1838
Succeeded by Trondheim in 1964

Leinstrand is a former municipality in the old Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. The 46-square-kilometre (18 sq mi) municipality existed from 1838 until its dissolution in 1964. The municipality of Leinstrand encompassed the south-central part of what is now the city of Trondheim in Trøndelag county. The administrative centre was located in Heimdal, just west of the border with Tiller municipality. The local Leinstrand Church was built in 1673.[2]

History[edit]

The municipality of Leinstrand was established on 1 January 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). According to the 1835 census, Leinstrand had a population of 1,165.[3] During the 1960s, there were many municipal mergers across Norway due to the work of the Schei Committee. On 1 January 1964, the neighboring municipalities of Byneset (population: 2,049), Leinstrand (population: 4,193), Strinda (population: 44,600), Tiller (population: 3,595), and the city of Trondheim (population: 56,982) to form the new urban municipality of Trondheim which would have a total population of 111,419.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Navn på steder og personer: Innbyggjarnamn" (in Norwegian). Språkrådet. Retrieved 2015-12-01. 
  2. ^ Stokkan, John, ed. (2015-12-22). "Leinstrand". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2018-03-17. 
  3. ^ Registreringssentral for historiske data. "Hjemmehørende folkemengde Sør-Trøndelag 1801-1960" (in Norwegian). University of Tromsø. 
  4. ^ Jukvam, Dag (1999). "Historisk oversikt over endringer i kommune- og fylkesinndelingen" (PDF) (in Norwegian). Statistisk sentralbyrå.