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Molde is a city and municipality in the county of Møre og Romsdal, Norway.
An old settlement emerging as a trading post in the late Middle Ages.
Formal trading rights were introduced in 1614, and the city was incorporated
through a royal charter in 1742.
Molde was established as a municipality January 1, 1838 (see here),
and Bolsøy and parts of Veøy were merged with Molde on January 1, 1964.
The city is the administrative center of Møre og Romsdal, the commercial hub of
Romsdal, and the host of the bishop of Møre.
Molde continued to grow throughout the 18th and 19th Centuries,
becoming a center for Norwegian textile and garment industry,
as well as the administrative center for the region, and a major tourist destination.
After World War II, Molde has experienced much growth,
becoming a center for not only administrative and public services,
but also academic resources and industrial output.
The city is located on the northern shore of the Romsdalsfjord on the Romsdal Peninsula.
Molde has a maritime, temperate climate, with cool-to-warm summers,
and relatively mild winters.
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