View of the village
|• Total||1.8 km2 (0.7 sq mi)|
|Elevation||2 m (7 ft)|
|• Density||764/km2 (1,980/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
Mosterhamn or simply Moster is a village in Bømlo municipality in Vestland county, Norway. The village is located on the small island of Moster in the southeastern part of the municipality of Bømlo. The village lies along the Bømlafjorden. The 1.8-square-kilometre (440-acre) village has a population (2019) of 1,375 and a population density of 764 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,980/sq mi).
The village is notable since the Old Moster Church is here and that is the site of the Mostratinget, a thing in the year 998 when Olav Tryggvason is said to have brought Christianity to Norway and made it the national Church of Norway.
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