Gjemnes is a municipality in MÃ¸re og
Romsdal county, Norway on the
is part of the NordmÃ¸re region
municipality was created on 1 September 1893 when parts of Kvernes, Ã˜re, and
Frei were merged together.
The rest of Ã˜re was
merged with Gjemnes on 1 January 1965.
administrative centre is BatnfjordsÃ¸ra, which has about 1000 inhabitants; BatnfjordsÃ¸ra
lies along the Batnfjord and is a former steamship
landing place. Other villages are Torvikbukt, Flemma, Angvik, Gjemnes,
The municipality is named after the old Gjemnes
in 1435), since the church was built there in
1893. The meaning of the first element is unknown (maybe an old
river name) and the last element is nes
is from modern times.
They were granted on 4 November 1983. The arms show the head of a
on a green background. The green
symbolizes the agricultural
the community. The deer antlers
points on it representing the twelve districts of Gjemnes.