Ytre Rendal is a former municipality in Hedmark county, Norway.
It was originally (from 1837) a part of the municipality of Rendal. On January 1, 1880 Rendal was split in two to create the municipalities of Ytre Rendal and Øvre Rendal. At the point of creation, Ytre Rendal had a population of 1,661.
After border adjustments in the municipalities of Ytre Rendal and Øvre Rendal, Tolga, and Trysil, the new municipality of Engerdal was created on January 1, 1911. Ytre Rendal ceded a district with 311 inhabitants to Engerdal.
On January 1, 1965 the new municipality of Rendalen was created by merging Ytre and Øvre Rendal. Before the merger, Ytre Rendal had a population of 1,913.
Notable people from Ytre Rendal include:
- Ottar E. Akre (1896–1992), accordionist and composer
- Peder E. Vorum (1884–1970), mayor from 1913 to 1934
- Dag Juvkam / Statistics Norway (1999). "Historisk oversikt over endringer i kommune- og fylkesinndelingen" (PDF).
- "Peder Edvard Vorum" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD). Retrieved 23 October 2010.
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