Húsar

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Húsar
Husum
village
Kalsoy, Húsar 083.jpg
Location of Húsa Municipality in the Faroe Islands
Location of Húsa Municipality in the Faroe Islands
Húsar is located in Denmark Faroe Islands
Húsar
Húsar
Location of Húsar village in the Faroe Islands
Coordinates: 62°15′54″N 6°40′53″W / 62.26500°N 6.68139°W / 62.26500; -6.68139Coordinates: 62°15′54″N 6°40′53″W / 62.26500°N 6.68139°W / 62.26500; -6.68139
State  Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country  Faroe Islands
Island Kalsoy
Municipality Húsa Municipality
Population (1 January 2006)
 • Total 53
Time zone GMT
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC+1)
Postal code FO 796

Húsar (Danish: Husum) is a village on the East side of Kalsoy, Faroe Islands.

It is the oldest of the villages on Kalsoy. The church, which is made of stone, was built in 1920.

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Húsar is connected to Klaksvík by a ferry that visits the village three times a day. From Húsar the other villages on the island can be reached by bus.

Húsar is also involved in fish farming, particularly the production of fry. The fry is grown for 1½ to 2 years. After that it is placed in sea farms where it will grow into fish. Húsar also has a cutler who produces exquisite handmade knives for whale slaughtering.

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