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Saksun

Saksun lies in the bottom of what used to be an inlet of the sea, surrounded by high mountains. The inlet formed a good deep natural harbour, until a storm blocked it with sand. The old harbour become an unaccessible seawater lagoon, only accessi ...

                                               

Saltangara

Saltangara is a village in the Faroe Islands, on the island of Eysturoy. Saltangara was founded in 1846 and is located on the East side Eysturoys Skalafjordur inlet between Rituvik and Soldarfjordur. The name comes from three words: Angar comes f ...

                                               

Sandavagur

Sandavagur is a city on the south coast of the Faroese island of Vagar. The name Sandavagur means sandy bay and refers to the sandy beach which used to be much larger than present. From one point in Sandavagur you can get a view of all the southe ...

                                               

Sandvik

Sandvik is the northernmost village of the island of Suduroy in the Faroe Islands. It is situated on the northern side of a shallow fjord. The village was previously known as Hvalvik. It changed its name to Sandvik in 1913 as there was too much c ...

                                               

Selatrad

Selatrad is a village on the west coast of the Faroese island of Eysturoy in Sjovar Municipality. The name Selatrad refers to a breeding place for seals. The population in 2010 was 38. Its postal code is FO 497. In the villages of the Church, the ...

                                               

Skælingur

Skælingur is a village on the west of the main Faroese island of Streymoy in the Kvivik Municipality. The population in 2010 was 13. Its postal code is FO 336. Its the mountain Skælingsfjall, one of the highest mountains in the archipelago with a ...

                                               

Skalabotnur

Skalabotnur is a village at the end of the Skalafjordur fjord on the Faroese island of Eysturoy located in Runavik Municipality. It is also known as Skalafjordur. In 2007, the population was 100. Its postal code is FO 485. March 11, 2019 non-bind ...

                                               

Skala

Skala is a village on the east coast of the Faroese island of Eysturoy, located in Runavik Municipality. Its postal code is FO 480. In 2005 its population was 618. The present Church in the village was opened in 1940. Skala is home to the largest ...

                                               

Skarvanes

Skarvanes is a village on Sandoy, in the Faroe Islands. Its last permanent inhabitant died in 2000, although there was still a family of four living in a nearby valley. Later a few more people moved back to the village. At the moment 2014 There a ...

                                               

Skipanes

Skipanes is a village on the Faeroese island Eysturoy in Runavik Municipality. The population in 2005 was 59. Its postal code is FO-665. Skipanes was founded in 1841. Along with undir Gotueidi in Eysturkommuna it forms tiny agglomeration. A small ...

                                               

Soldarfjordur

Soldarfjordur is a village in the south of the Faroese island of Eysturoy in Runavik Municipality. 2002 population 344. Its postal code is FO 344.

                                               

Stora Dimun

Stora Dimun is an island in the southern Faroe Islands, sometimes only referred to as Dimun. It is accessible by sea only during periods of clear and calm weather, but there is a regular helicopter service twice a week all year. There is a lighth ...

                                               

Strendur

Strendur is a village on the Faroese island of Eysturoy, located along the Skalafjordur fjord in Sjovar Municipality. Population 2012-785. Its postal code is FO 490. Strendur means beach or strand in the Faroese language.

                                               

Streymnes

Streymnes is a village on the eastern coast of the Faroese island of Streymoy in Sunda Municipality. The population in 2005 was 201. Its postal code is FO 435. It is near the site of the former Norwegian whaling station active from 1893-1927. Str ...

                                               

Stykkid

Stykkid is a village on the west coast of the Faroese island Streymoy in Kvivik Municipality. The population in 2005 was 42. Its postal code is FO 330. Stykkid was founded in 1845.

                                               

Svinoy, Svinoy

Svinoy is the only village on the Faroese island of the same name in Klaksvik Municipality. Until 1 January 2009 it was the only village in the now abolished Svinoy Municipality. Population 2002, 73. Its postal code is FO 765. Its present Church ...

                                               

Sydradalur, Streymoy Island

Sydradalur is a small village in the Faroe Islands. It is located on the west coast of Streymoy, in Torshavn Municipality. Not to be confused with the village Sydradalur on Kalsoy, it has views of the Islands Koltur and Vagar.

                                               

Sydradalur

Sydradalur is a village on the island of Kalsoy, one of the Faroe Islands. Sydradalur is the southernmost village on the island and in the municipality of Husar. On January 1, 2009, Sydradalur was nine residents, compared to 12 in 1985. Bjorn com ...

                                               

Sydrugota

Sydrugota is a village on southwest of the Faroese island of Eysturoy in Eystur Municipality. In 2015, the population was 409. Its postal code is FO 513. The famous singer Palsdottir of the Faroe Islands Eivor was born here in 1983. Also Trondur ...

                                               

Tjornuvik

Tjornuvik is the northernmost village on the Faroese island of Streymoy in Sunda Municipality. 2002 population was 64. Its postal code is FO 445. Its present Church was built in 1937.

                                               

Toftir

Toftir is a village in Nes Municipality on the island of Eysturoy, in the Faroe Islands. It is part of a chain of villages stretching over a distance of 10 kilometres on the east side of Skalafjordur on Eysturoy island. The highest hill in Toftir ...

                                               

Trollanes

Trollanes is a village on the northern part of the Faroese island of Kalsoy in the municipality of Klaksvik. The population in 2005 was 23. Its postal code is FO 798. A tunnel to Mikladalur was completed in 1985. It is noted for its specialty mea ...

                                               

Trongisvagur

Trongisvagur is a village on the island of Suduroy in the Faroe Islands. Trongisvagur is a village in the lower part Trongisvagsfjordur fjord on the East coast of Suðuroy. Trongisvagur and neighbouring villages with tvoroyri and Oravik has grown ...

                                               

Vatnsoyrar

Vatnsoyrar is a village founded in 1921 in the middle of the Faroese island of Vagar. Vatnsoyrar, being created in 1921, is one of the youngest settlements in the Faroes. It is the only village in the archipelago that is not on the coast, and nea ...

                                               

Velbastadur

Velbastadur is a village on the island of Streymoy in the Faroe Islands. It is a part of Torshavn Municipality and is considered among the oldest settlements in the islands. There are two schools and one kindergarten in the village, with children ...

                                               

Arnafjall

Arnafjall is the highest mountain on the island of Vagar in the Faroe Islands. The highest point is 722 meters above sea level. The name Arnafjall translates to the eagles mountain. The mountain lies on the west side of Vagar close to the village ...

                                               

Bordoy

Bordoy is an island in the north-east of the Faroe Islands. Its name means headland island. There are eight settlements: Klaksvik, Nordoyri, Anir, Arnafjordur, Strond, Nordtoftir, Depil and Norddepil.

                                               

Borgarknappur

Borgarknappur is a mountain in Suduroy, Faroe Islands. The mountain is 574 meter high. It is located in the center of the island, west of the village Hov and south-east of Famjin, south-west of Oravik and north of Vagur. Another mountain peak, wh ...

                                               

Bosdalafossur

Bosdalafossur is a waterfall in the Faroe Islands that flows from the lake Leitisvatn/Sorvagsvatn and into the Atlantic ocean. It has a height of 30 meters.

                                               

Cape Enniberg

Cape Enniberg is a cliff located on the Island of Vidoy. At 754 metres high, it is one of the highest promontories in the world. Enniberg is the northernmost point of the Faroe Islands. At the southern foot of the nearby 844-meter-high mountain 2 ...

                                               

Drangarnir

Drangarnir is the collective name for two sea stacks between the islet Tindholmur and the island Vagar in the Faroe Islands. The individual names of the sea stacks are Stori Drangur and Litli Drangur.

                                               

Eggjarnar

Eggjarnar is a place south of the village of Vagur on Suduroy island in the Faroe Islands, which is known for its scenic viewpoint to the sea-cliffs of the southern part of Suduroy all the way to Beinisvord in the south and to Vagseidi and Gjogva ...

                                               

Fossa, Faroe Islands

Fossa is an abandoned village in the Faroe Islands. It lies on the island of Bordoy, slightly north of Norddepil. It is at a place where several waterfalls join the sea, hence its name. Fossa was established in the 1860s as a settlement village, ...

                                               

Frammi vid Gjonna

Frammi vid Gjonna is an abandoned village in the Faroe Islands. The farm was established in the village in the village Settlement in 1815, but there was already, probably, settlements on the site even earlier. Farm near the streams near the lake ...

                                               

Gasholmur

Gasholmur is a small islet on the southside of Sorvagsfjordur in the Faroe Islands. To the east of the islet lies another islet, Tindholmur. The islet is uninhabited, and the only living creatures are seabirds and sheep rams, which are placed on ...

                                               

Gjogvarafjall

Gjogvarafjall is a 345 meter high mountain in the village Vagur. The mountain is located north of Vagseidi in the western part of the village. Some of the houses in Vagur are located on Gjogavarafjall. A little river is named after the mountain, ...

                                               

Grafelli

Grafelli is the second highest mountain of the Faroe Islands located on the island of Eysturoy. It has an elevation of 856 metres. Slættaratindur just south-east of the mountain is 24 metres higher at 880 metres, the highest point of the Faroes. ...

                                               

Heimari Dalur

Heimari Dalur is a valley in the Faroe Islands, which lies between the town of Fuglafjordur and the village of Kambsdalur. It is surrounded by the firth in the east, Mount Kambur in the south, Breidaskard in the west and Gjogvarafjall in the north.

                                               

Heyggjurin Mikli

Heyggjurin Mikli is marginally the second highest point of Skuvoy in the central Faroe Islands. At a height of 391 metres the area is hilly. Knukur the highest mountain on the isle is only 1 m higher at its highest point of 392 metres.

                                               

Husadalur

Husadalur is a small valley in the village of Sorvagur on the Faroe Islands. The name Husadalur translates to the valley of the houses. Today you will not find any houses in the valley, but the name suggests that people have lived there. There is ...

                                               

Innari Dalur

Innari Dalur is the valley in the west of the town of Fuglafjordur in the Faroe Islands. It is surrounded by Fuglafjordur in the east, mount Gjogvarafjall in the south, Joklaskard in the west and mount Blabjorg and mount Slætnatindur in the north ...

                                               

Kirkjua

Kirkjua is a river which runs through the village of Sorvagur in the Faroe Islands. The name Kirkjua translates to Church river, and the name of the river comes from the fact, that it runs in proximity to the church in Sorvagur. Kirkjua runs thro ...

                                               

Kirvi

Kirvi is a mountain in Suduroy, near the village Lopra. Kirvi is 236m high and its shape resembles that of a pyramid. The mountain is visible from the villages Lopra and Nes, between Vagur and Porkeri. The top of the mountain is called Kirviskoll ...

                                               

Kjovadalur

Kjovadalur is a small valley in the village Sorvagur on the Faroe Islands. Its name translates to the valley of the Kjogvi. Kjogvi is the faroese form for the bird Arctic Skua. From skip river flows Kjovadal. Above Kjovadal is a mountain Nonfjall.

                                               

Knutur (Skuvoy)

Knutur is marginally the highest point of Skuvoy in the central Faroe Islands. Located on the western side of the island, the hill has a height of 392 or 393 metres. Heyggjurin Mikli towards the south of Skuvoy is marginally lower at 391 metres.

                                               

Munkurin

Munkurin is the southernmost point of the Faroe Islands. Munkurin is an 11 metre high rock, also known as Sumbiarsteinur. Munkur means "monk". The rock is one of a group of skerries, called Flesjarnar, 5 km south of the island Suduroy in the Faro ...

                                               

Nonfjall

Nonfjall is a 367-metre-high mountain on the island Vagar in the Faroe Islands, the mountain is located south of the village of Sorvagur, near Vagar Airport and east of the mountain Hogafjall. The name Nonfjall translates to Noon mountain. Howeve ...

                                               

Nordoyar

The six islands in the northeast of the Faroe Islands are together referred to as Nordoyar, i.e. the Northern Isles. These Islands from west to east are Kalsoy, Kunoy, Bordoy, Vidoy, Svinoy and Fugloy. Klaksvik is the biggest settlement of the re ...

                                               

Porkeri Mountains

The Porkeri Mountains are a mountain range near the village of Porkeri in the Faroe Islands near the Porkeri Mountains,just north of Vagur on Suduroys east coast.

                                               

Sandavagur Church

The church of Sandava was consecrated on April 29, 1917. It was the fifth in a series of churches built in the last 300 years. A memorial was erected near the Church on one of the many ships that were sunk during the Second world war. The Church ...

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