is a city and municipality in Vestfold county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the city of Holmestrand. The city was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). The neighboring rural municipality of Botne was merged into the municipality of Holmestrand on 1 January 1964. The city lies by the Oslofjord and is built beside the water. It was granted city status in 1752, but had been a harbor for exporting of timber/lumber since around 1550. The city has developed inland in recent years, after the inclusion of Botne.Wikipedia
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