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Sørli herred
Former Municipality
Municipality ID NO-1737
Adm. Center Sørli
 • Total 1,435 km2 (554 sq mi)
Created from Lierne in 1915
Merged into Lierne in 1964
Sørli is located in Nord-Trøndelag
Sørli is located in Norway
Location in Nord-Trøndelag
Coordinates: 64°13′26″N 13°49′57″E / 64.22389°N 13.83250°E / 64.22389; 13.83250Coordinates: 64°13′26″N 13°49′57″E / 64.22389°N 13.83250°E / 64.22389; 13.83250
Country Norway
Region Trøndelag
County Nord-Trøndelag
District Namdalen
Municipality Lierne
Elevation[2] 372 m (1,220 ft)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
Post Code 7884 Sørli

Sørli is a village and former municipality in Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. The village of Sørli (also known as Mebygda) lies on the southeastern shore of the lake Lenglingen. The main church for the area is Sørli Church.[1]


The municipality of Sørli established on 1 July 1915 when the old municipality of Lierne was split in two parts: Nordli and Sørli. The old municipality of Lierne was created on 1 January 1874 when it separated from Snåsa. Initially, Sørli had a population of 739. On 1 January 1964, Sørli and Nordli were reunited to once again form the municipality of Lierne. Prior to the merger, Sørli had a population of 898.[3]


  1. ^ a b Store norske leksikon. "Sørli. – kommune" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2011-09-09. 
  2. ^ "Sørli" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2011-09-09. 
  3. ^ Jukvam, Dag (1999). "Historisk oversikt over endringer i kommune- og fylkesinndelingen" (PDF) (in Norwegian). Statistisk sentralbyrå.