Name[ edit ] The Old Norse form of the name was Tjúma.
The name of the island is probably very old, and the meaning is unknown. Prior tothe name was spelled "Tjømø". The arms show three silver-colored oarlocks on a blue background which represents the three islands Tjøme, Brøtsø and Hvasser.
There are a few other central areas on the islands such as Hvasserwith active fishermen as well as the tourist industry for the bypassing travellers, with an icebar, shops, bunker midtre gauldal dating steder petrol stationand a number of places to buy food and supplies.
There are approximately 4, permanent residents on the island, but in the summer months this number rises to around 40, inhabitants, including dating i færder Norwegian Royal Family who have a summer house on the island.
The reason for the extreme increase is mainly the sea sports available in the area and the remarkably good weather. Summers on Tjøme are both warm and sunny, and the beaches are filled with locals and tourists.
Tjøme has been nicknamed Sommerøya English: the summer island.
Tourists mostly from the Oslo area visit this charming island. Tjøme is also a great place for hikingeven though they are limited by the size of the island. The spectacular seaside scenery can be seen all year round.
It was completed in after the prior medieval church was demolished in The church was constructed in Gothic architecture style and built with Larvikite with other details in brick. A carved baroque altarpiece and a pulpit with figures of the evangelists were both performed in the period — The stained glass windows were made in Glasgow and were consecrated in There are four church bell; two from Amsterdam dating to and and two were cast in at Olsen Nauen Bell Foundry in Tønsberg.
In the cemetery outside the church is the grave of author Dating i færder Larsen