Place:Flesberg, Buskerud, Norway

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NameFlesberg
TypeMunicipality
Located inBuskerud, Norway
Also located inNumedal, Buskerud, Norway    
Contained Places
Gård
Lindteigen
Parish
Lyngdal
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Flesberg is a municipality in Buskerud county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Numedal. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Lampeland.

The economy of Flesberg is dominated by forestry and agriculture, as well as the cluster of high-tech industries in neighbouring town of Kongsberg.

History

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The Flesberg stave church was built around the year 1250.

The municipality of Flesberg was established on 1 January 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). The area of Jondalen was transferred from Flesberg to the neighboring municipality of Kongsberg on 1 January 1964.

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