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Travel to Faroe Islands

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Last Minute Tips Before you Travel to Faroe Islands

  • Time Zone: GMT/UTC +1
  • Electricity: 220V, 50 Hz (bring an adapter/transformer for your hair drier, laptop, cellular phone etc.)
  • Currency: Danish Krone (Dkr)
  • Country Dialing Code: 298

Faroe Islands

Northern Europe, island group between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, about one-half of the way from Iceland to Norway


46,962 (July 2005 est.)

none (part of the Kingdom of Denmark; self-governing overseas administrative division of Denmark); there are no first-order administrative divisions as defined by the US Government, but there are 49 municipalities

Largest cities of Faroe Islands
Tórshavn, Klaksvík, Hoyvík, Argir.

mild winters, cool summers; usually overcast; foggy, windy

Ethnic groups

Evangelical Lutheran

Faroese (derived from Old Norse), Danish

Government type

The population of the Faroe Islands is largely descended from Viking settlers who arrived in the 9th century. The islands have been connected politically to Denmark since the 14th century. A high degree of self-government was attained in 1948.

Flags of Faroe Islands
Flags of Faroe Islands The flag resembles those of neighboring Iceland and Norway, and uses the same three colors - but in a different sequence; white represents the clear Faroese sky as well as the foam of the waves; red and blue are traditional Faroese colors.

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