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- Røros (Southern Sami: Plaassja, Norwegian pronunciation ) is a municipality in Trøndelag county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Røros. Some of the villages in Røros include Brekken, Glåmos, Feragen, Galåa, and Hitterdalen. The mining town of Røros (the administrative centre of the municipality) is sometimes called Bergstaden which means "mountain town" due to its historical notoriety for copper mining. It is one of two towns in Norway that were historically designated "mining towns", along with the "silver-town" of Kongsberg. The modern-day inhabitants of Røros still work and live in the characteristic 17th and 18th century buildings which led to its designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980. Røros has about 80 wooden houses, most of them standing around courtyards. Many retain their dark pitch-log facades, giving the town a medieval appearance.The 1,957-square-kilometre (756 sq mi) municipality is the 39th largest by area out of the 356 municipalities in Norway. Røros is the 169th most populous municipality in Norway with a population of 5,572. The municipality's population density is 3.2 inhabitants per square kilometre (8.3/sq mi) and its population has decreased by 0.6% over the previous 10-year period.
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