|• Total||134.6 km2 (52.0 sq mi)|
|Created from||Strengereid, Stokken, Austre Moland, and Flosta in 1962|
|Merged with||Arendal in 1992|
Moland is a former municipality in Aust-Agder county, Norway. It is located in the present-day municipality of Arendal in the Sørlandet region. Eydehavn was the centre of the municipality, which had a population of 6,011 in 1967 and 8,148 in 1992.
The municipality of Moland was created on 1 January 1962 when a merger took place between the municipalities of Stokken (population: 2,783), Austre Moland (population: 1,607), and Flosta (population: 1,205) as well as Strengereid area (population: 375) in Tvedestrand. On 1 January 1964, the Holte farm (population: 5) in Moland was transferred to Tvedestrand. On 1 January 1992, Moland (population: 8,148) was merged into the neighboring municipality of Arendal. Øyestad, Tromøy, and Hisøy were also merged into Arendal on the same date.
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