Place:Trysil, Hedmark, Norway


Alt namesLjørdalsource: Family History Library Catalog
Plassensource: Family History Library Catalog
Trysselsource: Family History Library Catalog
Coordinates61.271612°N 12.298164°E
Located inHedmark, Norway
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Trysil is a municipality in Innlandet county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Østerdalen. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Innbygda. Other villages in the municipality include Nybergsund, Østby, and Tørberget.

The municipality is the 15th largest by area out of the 356 municipalities in Norway. Trysil is the 150th most populous municipality in Norway with a population of 6,580. The municipality's population density is and its population has decreased by 2.6% over the previous 10-year period.


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One of the first-known, organized ski races was held here 22 January 1862. Roland Huntford, author of Two Planks and a Passion, describes this race as, "the first truly modern ski race."[1] The famous Norwegian skier Halvard Morgedal won all the competitions that year. The Trysilgutten ski club, founded in 1861, is one of the world's oldest ski clubs. See also the Kiandra snow shoe club.

The small village of Nybergsund was bombed by German aviators during World War II on 11 April 1940, when King Haakon VII and Crown Prince Olav were there.

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