Stjørdalen (municipality)

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Stjørdalen herad
Former municipality
Stjørdalen herad is located in Nord-Trøndelag
Stjørdalen herad
Stjørdalen herad
Stjørdalen within Nord-Trøndelag
Stjørdalen herad is located in Norway
Stjørdalen herad
Stjørdalen herad
Stjørdalen herad (Norway)
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
Country Norway
County Nord-Trøndelag
District Stjørdalen
Established 1 Jan 1838
Disestablished 1850
Administrative centre Værnes
Area
 • Total 2,253 km2 (870 sq mi)
  *Area at municipal dissolution.
Population (1850)
 • Total 11,643
 • Density 5.2/km2 (13/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Stjørdaling[1]
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
ISO 3166 code NO-1714
Created as Formannskapsdistrikt in 1838
Succeeded by Øvre 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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Navn på steder og personer: Innbyggjarnamn" (in Norwegian). Språkrådet. Retrieved 2015-12-01. 
  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.