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Mære is a village in the municipality of Steinkjer in Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. It is located along European route E6 and the Nordland Line, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) south of the town of Steinkjer. The village of Sparbu lies about 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi) south of Mære. Mære Church is located in this village.
The 0.36-square-kilometre (89-acre) village has a population (2013) of 435. The population density of Mære is 1,208 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,130/sq mi).
In the early Viking Age, according to the Sagas, Mære was one of the most important religious ceremonial places, with sacrifices to the Norse gods. Under the medieval church at Mære, traces of preceding heathen hof were found in archeological investigations during the 1960s, the only case in Norway so far of a pre-Christian building being found to have existed on the site of a church.