Glåmos

Glåmos

Glåmos is a former municipality in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. It was created in 1926 when the municipality Røros was split in four (Brekken, Glåmos, Røros and Røros landsogn). At this point Glåmos had a population of 983.

On January 1 1964 the four municipalities were reunited under the name Røros. Before the merger Glåmos had a population of 700.

The name

The first element of the name is the name of the river Glomma (here called Glåma), the last element is os 'startpoint of a river'. The river Glomma/Glåma starts here - at the end of the lake Aursunden.

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