|• Total||6.15 km2 (2.37 sq mi)|
|Elevation||16 m (52 ft)|
|Population (2017 / combined with Orkanger)|
|• Density||1,318/km2 (3,410/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+02:00)|
|Post Code||7320 Fannrem|
Fannrem is a village in the municipality of Orkdal in Trøndelag county, Norway. The village is located along the Orkla River about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of the urban area of Orkanger, Thamshavn, and Råbygda, and about 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) north of the village of Vormstad.
Due to recent conurbation between Orkanger and Fannrem, Statistics Norway regards Orkanger-Fannrem as one 6.15-square-kilometre (2.37 sq mi) community with a population (2017) of 8,108. Orkanger-Fannrem is one of the largest settlements in Trøndelag county.
Fannrem was the administrative centre of the old Orkdal municipality until 1 January 1963, when the municipalities of Orkanger, Orkland, and Geitastrand were merged into a new Orkdal municipality. At that time Orkanger became the municipal center.
The main city center of Fannrem is mainly composed of service industries, surrounded by residential areas and farms. The large Orkel industrial factory is located in Fannrem, which produces machinery for agricultural use. Norgesfôr Orkla, the main grain mill and silo for the Orkdalen region is located in Fannrem. Orkdal Church is located in Fannrem.
- Ski jumper Roar Ljøkelsøy
- Association football coaches Nils Arne Eggen and Knut Torbjørn Eggen
- Parliamentarian Jorodd Asphjell