Røros landsogn

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Røros landsogn herred
Official logo of Røros landsogn herred
Sør-Trøndelag within
Norway
Røros landsogn within Sør-Trøndelag
Røros landsogn within Sør-Trøndelag
Coordinates: 62°30′30″N 11°32′49″E / 62.50833°N 11.54694°E / 62.50833; 11.54694Coordinates: 62°30′30″N 11°32′49″E / 62.50833°N 11.54694°E / 62.50833; 11.54694
CountryNorway
CountySør-Trøndelag
DistrictGauldalen
Established1926
Disestablished1964
Administrative centreRøros
Area
 • Total729 km2 (281 sq mi)
 *Area at municipal dissolution.
Demonym(s)rørosing [1]
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeNO-1641
Official language formNeutral [2]
Preceded byRøros in 1926
Succeeded byRøros in 1964

Røros landsogn (English: Røros rural parish) is a former municipality in the old Sør-Trøndelag county in Norway. The 729-square-kilometre (281 sq mi) municipality encompassed the southern part of the what is now the municipality of Røros in Trøndelag county. The municipality nearly surrounded the small enclave that was the mining town of Røros and it stretched all the way southeast to the lake Femunden and the Swedish border.[3] The administrative centre of the municipality was located in the town of Røros where Røros Church is located.

History[edit]

The rural part of the parish of Røros was established as the municipality of Røros landsogn in 1926 when the large municipality of Røros was split into four separate municipalities: Glåmos (population: 983), Brekken (population: 1,098), Røros landsogn (population: 701), and the town of Røros (population: 2,284). During the 1960s, there were many municipal mergers across Norway due to the work of the Schei Committee. On 1 January 1964, the four municipalities of Glåmos (population: 700), Brekken (population: 964), Røros landsogn (population: 482), and the town of Røros (population: 3,063) were all reunited under the name Røros.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Navn på steder og personer: Innbyggjarnamn" (in Norwegian). Språkrådet.
  2. ^ "Forskrift om målvedtak i kommunar og fylkeskommunar" (in Norwegian). Lovdata.no.
  3. ^ Haugen, Morten, ed. (2017-07-18). "Røros landsogn". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2018-01-01.
  4. ^ Jukvam, Dag (1999). "Historisk oversikt over endringer i kommune- og fylkesinndelingen" (PDF) (in Norwegian). Statistisk sentralbyrå.