Aure, Norway

3580 ( March 31, 2013 )

Aure is a place and a municipality in the Norwegian province (county ) Møre og Romsdal. The administrative center of the municipality is Aure.

The municipality stretches from North to South, 35.3 km and 58.7 km from east to west.

The highest point was the 798 meter high Kvistdalsfjell of, was replaced by merging with Tustna, from 118 meters higher Storøret with 906 meters. The largest body of water in inland areas are 3.9 square kilometers Share of Rennsjøen. Larger islands of Aure are Ertvågsøy with 140 square kilometers, Tustna (since 2006) with 89 square kilometers, Skarsøya with 52.3 square kilometers and Grisvågøy.

On 1 January 2006, the base of Aure through the integration of existing since 1874 Tustna municipality has increased from 503 to 653 square kilometers. The population density is 5.48 inhabitants per square kilometer in the meantime.

Neighboring municipalities are Halsa, Hemne, Hitra, Kristiansund, Smøla and Ting full.

After a national referendum on 15 September 2003 the decision was taken on 24 June 2004, merging the two municipalities. As new names came Solskjel and Aure in question. They opted for traditional reasons for the latter.

Since November 2006, the 89 square kilometer island Tustna is connected by two bridges that extend the RV680 and now replaced the ferry with Aure.