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Skjeberg is a former municipality in Borgenhaugen.

The parish of Skjeberg was established as a municipality January 1, 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). The property Hagelund with 8 inhabitants was moved to Halden municipality January 1, 1968.

The rural municipality of Skjeberg was (together with

  1. ^ Dag Jukvam / Statistics Norway (1999). "Historisk oversikt over endringer i kommune- og fylkesinndelingen" (PDF). 
  2. ^ Statistics Norway (2009). "Urban settlements. Population and area, by municipality. 1 January 2009". 


The municipality (originally the parish) was named after the old farm of Skjeberg (Norse *Skjalfberg), since the first church was built there. The first element is (probably) skjalf f 'shelf', the last element is berg n 'rocky hill, mountain'.

The name

The urban areas of Skjeberg has a population of 1,975. [2]


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