Place:Ringebu, Oppland, Norway

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NameRingebu
TypeMunicipality
Coordinates61.5218°N 10.1376°E
Located inOppland, Norway
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is a municipality in Oppland county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Gudbrandsdal. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Vålebru.

The municipality of Ringebu was established on 1 January 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). The area of Sollia was separated from Ringebu municipality to become a municipality of its own in 1864.

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The stave church at Ringebu, built around the year 1220, is one of fewer than 30 surviving stave churches and is one of the largest.

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