is a municipality in the county of Østfold, Norway
. The neighbouring municipalities are Rygge
The parish of Raade was established as a municipality January 1, 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt).
Villages in Råde:
The municipality (originally the parish) is named after the old farm Råde (Norse Róða
), since the first church was built here. The name is identical with the word róða
f 'bar, pole, rod'. (Here referring to a long hill - the farm and the church is lying on the top of Raet
Until 1921 the name was written "Raade".
The coat-of-arms is from modern times (1980). It shows a bar/rod. (See above under the name.)