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Facts About the Faroe Islands

General information about the country of Faroe Islands.

Quick Facts About the Faroe Islands
CAPITAL AND LARGEST CITY: Torshavn
POPULATION: Greater then 49,700
AREA: about 540 sqaure miles
OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: Faroese and Danish
GOVERNMENT: Autonomous Country in the Kingdom of Denmark
UNIFIED WITH NORWAY: 1035
HOME RULE INTRODUCED: 1948
DECLINED TO JOIN EU WITH DENMARK: 1973 (Article)

Location of the Faroe Islands
The Faroe Islands are an archipelago situated between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean. They are about 200 miles northwest of Scotland and about halfway between Norway and Iceland.

Wikipedia Introduction to the Faroe Islands
Article iwth information about Faroe Islands history, politics, government, regions, municipalities, geography, climate, flora, fauna, economy, transportation, demographics, culture, cuisine, arts, sports, handicrafts, national dress, and holidays.

WikiMedia Atlas of the Faroe Islands

BBC News the Faroe Islands Profile

Faroe Islands in the World Fact Book


Faroe Islands Travel Guide

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