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Malm herred
Former Municipality
Municipality ID NO-1726
Adm. Center Malm
 • Total 261 km2 (101 sq mi)
Created from Beitstad in 1913
Merged into Verran in 1964
View of the village at sunrise
View of the village at sunrise
Malm is located in Nord-Trøndelag
Malm is located in Norway
Location in Nord-Trøndelag
Coordinates: 64°04′19″N 11°13′01″E / 64.07194°N 11.21694°E / 64.07194; 11.21694Coordinates: 64°04′19″N 11°13′01″E / 64.07194°N 11.21694°E / 64.07194; 11.21694
Country Norway
Region Trøndelag
County Nord-Trøndelag
District Innherred
Municipality Verran
 • Total 1.43 km2 (0.55 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 36 m (118 ft)
Population (2009)[2]
 • Total 1,572
 • Density 1,099/km2 (2,850/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 7790 Malm

About this sound Malm  is a former municipality, a village, and the administrative centre of the municipality of Verran in Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. Malm is located along the Trondheimsfjord, about a 32-kilometre (20 mi) drive west from the town of Steinkjer. The 1.26-square-kilometre (310-acre) village of Malm has a population (2013) of 1,556. The population density of Malm is 1,235 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,200/sq mi).[2] The Malm area was also a separate municipality for about 50 years. Malm Church is located in this village and serves as the main church for the parish.


Long traditions with mining of iron and sulphur made Malm an industrial centre of the county. The mining company Fosdalen Bergverk was owned by the state of Norway and some of the profit was spent to build a top modern primary school. The school of Malm was one of three pioneer schools in Norway, which started a 3-year long middle school (junior high school, grades 7-9) in the 1950s. New small industry has been established since the end of the mining period, where steel constructions for offshore vessels and bridges are made.[4]


The municipality of Malm was established on 1 July 1913 when it was separated from the municipality of Beitstad to form a municipality of its own. The initial population of Malm was 993 people. On 1 January 1964, the municipality of Malm was merged with the neighboring municipality of Verran. Prior to the merger, Malm had 2,975 residents.[1][5]


  1. ^ a b Store norske leksikon. "Malm. – kommune" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-07-05. 
  2. ^ a b c Statistisk sentralbyrå (1 January 2013). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality.". 
  3. ^ "Malm" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-07-05. 
  4. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Malm. – tettsted" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-07-05. 
  5. ^ Jukvam, Dag (1999). "Historisk oversikt over endringer i kommune- og fylkesinndelingen" (PDF) (in Norwegian). Statistisk sentralbyrå.