Sollia

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Sollia herred
Sollia herred is located in Hedmark
Sollia herred
Sollia herred
Location of the municipality
Sollia herred is located in Norway
Sollia herred
Sollia herred
Sollia herred (Norway)
Coordinates: 61°46′51″N 10°24′00″E / 61.7808°N 10.3999°E / 61.7808; 10.3999Coordinates: 61°46′51″N 10°24′00″E / 61.7808°N 10.3999°E / 61.7808; 10.3999
CountryNorway
RegionEastern Norway
CountyHedmark
DistrictØsterdalen
Municipality IDNO-0431
Adm. CenterSollia
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Created fromRingebu in 1864
Merged intoStor-Elvdal in 1965

Sollia is a former municipality in Hedmark county, Norway. The 512-square-kilometre (198 sq mi) municipality existed from 1864 until 1965.[1]

History[edit]

Solliden with 386 inhabitants was established as a municipality in Kristians amt, when it was separated from Ringebu municipality in 1864. It was moved to Hedemarkens amt on 1 January 1891. An uninhabited part of Ringebu was moved to Sollia on 1 January 1899. During the 1960s, there were many municipal mergers across Norway due to the work of the Schei Committee. On 1 January 1965, Sollia, then with 356 inhabitants, was merged and became a part of the municipality of Stor-Elvdal.[2]

Name[edit]

The first element is sol which means "the Sun" and the last element is the finite form of li which means "hillside". Thus, the name means "the sunny hillside".

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mæhlum, Lars, ed. (2018-01-26). "Sollia". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2018-02-11.
  2. ^ Jukvam, Dag (1999). "Historisk oversikt over endringer i kommune- og fylkesinndelingen" (PDF) (in Norwegian). Statistisk sentralbyrå.