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Borre is a small town in Horten municipality, Vestfold og Telemark county. Around 1056 (2013) lives there.


Borre was a center of power during the Viking age, and is mentioned in Snorre Sturlason's "Heimskringla".

Middelalderkirken på Borre i Horten, Borre kirke, med den flotte steinmuren i forgrunnen
Borre Church

Borre and Horten was originally one town, but was divided in 1857. In 1988 the two towns was joined under the municipality Borre, but was changed to Horten in 2002.

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