Stjørdalen (municipality)

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Stjørdalen herad
Official logo of Stjørdalen herad
Nord-Trøndelag within
Norway
Stjørdalen within Nord-Trøndelag
Stjørdalen within Nord-Trøndelag
Coordinates: 63°27′25″N 11°00′28″E / 63.4570°N 11.0078°E / 63.4570; 11.0078Coordinates: 63°27′25″N 11°00′28″E / 63.4570°N 11.0078°E / 63.4570; 11.0078
CountryNorway
CountyNord-Trøndelag
DistrictStjørdalen
Established1 Jan 1838
Disestablished1850
Administrative centreVærnes
Area
 • Total2,253 km2 (870 sq mi)
 *Area at municipal dissolution.
Population
 (1850)
 • Total11,643
 • Density5.2/km2 (13/sq mi)
Demonym(s)stjørdaling [1]
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeNO-1714
Created asFormannskapsdistrikt in 1838
Succeeded byØvre Stjørdal and Nedre Stjørdal in 1850

Stjørdalen is a former municipality in the old Nordre Trondhjem county in Norway. The 2,253-square-kilometre (870 sq mi) municipality existed from 1838 until its dissolution in 1850. The municipality covered the whole Stjørdalen valley in what is now the municipalities of Stjørdal and Meråker in Trøndelag county. The administrative centre was located at Værnes where Værnes Church is located.[2][3]

History[edit]

The municipality of Stjørdalen was established on 1 January 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). In 1850, the municipality of Stjørdalen was divided into Øvre Stjørdal (population: 5,100) and Nedre Stjørdal (population: 6,543).[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Navn på steder og personer: Innbyggjarnamn" (in Norwegian). Språkrådet.
  2. ^ "Prestegjeld og sogn i Nord-Trøndelag" (in Norwegian). Arkivverket. 2017-07-04. Retrieved 2018-03-24.
  3. ^ Helland, Amund (1909). "Meraker, Hegre, Laanke, Stjørdalen, & Skatval herreder". Norges land og folk: Nordre Trondhjems amt (in Norwegian). Norway: H. Aschehoug & Company. pp. 30–117. Retrieved 2018-03-23.
  4. ^ Jukvam, Dag (1999). "Historisk oversikt over endringer i kommune- og fylkesinndelingen" (PDF) (in Norwegian). Statistisk sentralbyrå.