Hattarvík

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Hattarvík
Village
Hattarvík
Hattarvík
Hattarvík is located in Denmark Faroe Islands
Hattarvík
Hattarvík
Location of Hattarvík in the out-most north-east of the Faroe Islands
Coordinates: 62°19′51″N 6°16′25″W / 62.33083°N 6.27361°W / 62.33083; -6.27361Coordinates: 62°19′51″N 6°16′25″W / 62.33083°N 6.27361°W / 62.33083; -6.27361
State  Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country  Faroe Islands
Island Fugloy
Municipality Fugloyar kommuna
Population (1 January 2006)
 • Total 17
Time zone GMT
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC+1)
Postal code FO 767

Hattarvík is a small village on the east-side of the island Fugloy, Faroe Islands, and the most eastern place in the country.

The village is encircled by high mountains on 3 sides.

History[edit]

Hattarvik was founded in 900. The stonechurch was built in 1899. Some old stone-houses are being restored these days. These houses are said to relate to "Flokksmenn". These were three strong men who wanted to seize the power of the Faroe Islands in the 15th century.

Transportation[edit]

Hattarvik is reachable by a ferry 1-2 times a day from Hvannasund and also by a helicopter 3 times a week from Klaksvík and Tórshavn. A road leads to the other village on Fugloy, Kirkja in the south.

Population[edit]

Population estimates range from 5 to 44. According to [1] There were 17 people in the village as of 2006.

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