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Molde

Molde (môlˈdə) [key], town (1995 pop. 22,892), capital of Møre og Romsdal co., W Norway, on the Moldefjord (an arm of the Romsdalfjord). Commanding a panoramic view of the snowcapped Romsdal Mts., it is a favorite tourist center and fishing port. Textiles and furniture are manufactured.

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