Matrand is a village in the municipality of Eidskog, Norway. The village is located approximately 20 km (12 miles) south of Kongsvinger and approximately 20 km (12 miles) from the Swedish border.
Matrand was host to the bloodiest battle of the entire Swedish-Norwegian War of 1814 when Lt. Colonel Andreas Samuel Krebs leading the Norwegian forces attacked the temporary stronghold set up by the Swedish forces led by Major General Carl Pontus Gahn.
Eidskog Church is located in Matrand in the municipality of Eidskog, Norway. It was built in 1665 and can seat 350.