Molde

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Molde kommune
Eastward view of Molde. Molde Cathedral (left).
Eastward view of Molde. Molde Cathedral (left).
Coat of arms of Molde kommune
Official logo of Molde kommune
Molde within Møre og Romsdal
Molde within Møre og Romsdal
Coordinates: 62°45′23″N 07°14′19″E / 62.75639°N 7.23861°E / 62.75639; 7.23861Coordinates: 62°45′23″N 07°14′19″E / 62.75639°N 7.23861°E / 62.75639; 7.23861
CountryNorway
CountyMøre og Romsdal
DistrictRomsdal
Established1 Jan 1838
Administrative centreMolde
Government
 • Mayor (2011)Torgeir Dahl (H)
Area
 • Total1,503.36 km2 (580.45 sq mi)
 • Land1,434.93 km2 (554.03 sq mi)
 • Water68.43 km2 (26.42 sq mi)  4.6%
Area rank56 in Norway
Population
 (2020)
 • Total31,967
 • Rank31 in Norway
 • Density22.3/km2 (58/sq mi)
 • Change (10 years)
7.2%
DemonymsMoldenser
Moldensar[1]
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeNO-1506
Official language formNeutral[2]
Websitemolde.kommune.no

Molde (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈmɔ̂ɫdə] (audio speaker iconlisten)) is a Town and municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The city is nicknamed The City of Roses.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Navn på steder og personer: Innbyggjarnamn" (in Norwegian). Språkrådet.
  2. "Forskrift om målvedtak i kommunar og fylkeskommunar" (in Norwegian). Lovdata.no.
  3. "The rose gardens in Molde - The city of roses". Visit Norway. Archived from the original on 22 October 2020. Retrieved 19 October 2020.