List of towns in the Faroe Islands

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This is a list of towns in the Faroe Islands:[1][2][3]

The Faroe Islands, or Faroe(s), (Faroese: Føroyar, Danish: Færøerne) are an island group situated between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, approximately halfway between Scotland and Iceland. The Faroe Islands are an autonomous country of the Danish Realm.[4]

Town/Village Population Postal Code Municipality Island Location
Akrar 28 FO 927 Sumbiar Suðuroy 61°27′20″N 6°45′33″W / 61.45556°N 6.75917°W / 61.45556; -6.75917
Argir 1907 FO 160 Tórshavnar Streymoy 61°59′53″N 6°46′23″W / 61.99806°N 6.77306°W / 61.99806; -6.77306
Ánir 13 FO 726 Klaksvíkar Borðoy 62°15′23″N 6°34′40″W / 62.25639°N 6.57778°W / 62.25639; -6.57778
Árnafjørður 49 FO 727 Klaksvíkar Borðoy 62°15′21″N 6°32′3″W / 62.25583°N 6.53417°W / 62.25583; -6.53417
Bøur 70 FO 386 Sørvágs Vágar 62°5′27″N 7°22′3″W / 62.09083°N 7.36750°W / 62.09083; -7.36750
Dalur 48 FO 235 Húsavíkar Sandoy 61°46′56″N 6°40′32″W / 61.78222°N 6.67556°W / 61.78222; -6.67556
Depil 2 FO 735 Hvannasunds Borðoy 62°17′10″N 6°31′39″W / 62.28611°N 6.52750°W / 62.28611; -6.52750
Eiði 651 FO 470 Eiðis Eysturoy 62°18′1″N 7°5′20″W / 62.30028°N 7.08889°W / 62.30028; -7.08889
Elduvík 27 FO 478 Runavíkar Eysturoy 62°16′57″N 6°54′35″W / 62.28250°N 6.90972°W / 62.28250; -6.90972
Fámjin 113 FO 870 Fámjins Suðuroy 61°31′35″N 6°52′37″W / 61.52639°N 6.87694°W / 61.52639; -6.87694
Froðba 137 FO 825 Tvøroyrar Suðuroy 61°32′53″N 6°46′20″W / 61.54806°N 6.77222°W / 61.54806; -6.77222
Fuglafjørður 1542 FO 530 Fuglafjarðar Eysturoy 62°14′40″N 6°48′52″W / 62.24444°N 6.81444°W / 62.24444; -6.81444
Funningsfjørður 65 FO 477 Runavíkar Eysturoy 62°14′17″N 6°55′44″W / 62.23806°N 6.92889°W / 62.23806; -6.92889
Funningur 83 FO 475 Funnings Eysturoy 62°17′17″N 6°58′2″W / 62.28806°N 6.96722°W / 62.28806; -6.96722
Gásadalur 14 FO 387 Sørvágs Vágar 62°6′44″N 7°26′5″W / 62.11222°N 7.43472°W / 62.11222; -7.43472
Gjógv 52 FO 476 Sunda Eysturoy 62°19′30″N 6°56′28″W / 62.32500°N 6.94111°W / 62.32500; -6.94111
Glyvrar 421 FO 625 Runavíkar Eysturoy 62°7′53″N 6°43′27″W / 62.13139°N 6.72417°W / 62.13139; -6.72417
Gøtueiði 39 FO 666 Gøtu Eysturoy 62°10′30″N 6°46′19″W / 62.17500°N 6.77194°W / 62.17500; -6.77194
Gøtugjógv 53 FO 511 Gøtu Eysturoy 62°11′25″N 6°44′47″W / 62.19028°N 6.74639°W / 62.19028; -6.74639
Haldarsvík 164 FO 440 Sunda Streymoy 62°16′37″N 7°5′25″W / 62.27694°N 7.09028°W / 62.27694; -7.09028
Haraldssund 74 FO 785 Kunoyar Kunoy 62°16′20″N 6°36′7″W / 62.27222°N 6.60194°W / 62.27222; -6.60194
Hattarvík 17 FO 767 Fugloyar Fugloy 62°19′51″N 6°16′25″W / 62.33083°N 6.27361°W / 62.33083; -6.27361
Hellur 26 FO 695 Fuglafjarðar Eysturoy 62°15′49″N 6°50′40″W / 62.26361°N 6.84444°W / 62.26361; -6.84444
Hestur 39 FO 280 Tórshavnar Hestur 61°57′27″N 6°53′13″W / 61.95750°N 6.88694°W / 61.95750; -6.88694
Hov 128 FO 960 Hovs Suðuroy 61°30′30″N 6°45′29″W / 61.50833°N 6.75806°W / 61.50833; -6.75806
Hoyvík 2951 FO 188 Tórshavnar Streymoy 62°1′32″N 6°45′32″W / 62.02556°N 6.75889°W / 62.02556; -6.75889
Hósvík 299 FO 420 Sunda Streymoy 62°9′17″N 6°56′25″W / 62.15472°N 6.94028°W / 62.15472; -6.94028
Húsar 54 FO 796 Húsar Kalsoy 62°15′54″N 6°40′53″W / 62.26500°N 6.68139°W / 62.26500; -6.68139
Húsavík 85 FO 230 Húsavíkar Sandoy 61°48′38″N 6°40′35″W / 61.81056°N 6.67639°W / 61.81056; -6.67639
Hvalba 663 FO 850 Hvalbiar Suðuroy 61°36′7″N 6°56′58″W / 61.60194°N 6.94944°W / 61.60194; -6.94944
Hvalvík 218 FO 430 Sunda Streymoy 62°11′23″N 7°1′51″W / 62.18972°N 7.03083°W / 62.18972; -7.03083
Hvannasund 268 FO 740 Hvannasunds Viðoy 62°17′43″N 6°30′58″W / 62.29528°N 6.51611°W / 62.29528; -6.51611
Hvítanes 97 FO 187 Tórshavnar Streymoy 62°2′48″N 6°46′10″W / 62.04667°N 6.76944°W / 62.04667; -6.76944
Innan Glyvur 81 FO 494 Sjóvar Eysturoy 62°8′21″N 6°45′24″W / 62.13917°N 6.75667°W / 62.13917; -6.75667
Kaldbak 218 FO 180 Tórshavnar Streymoy 62°3′47″N 6°49′34″W / 62.06306°N 6.82611°W / 62.06306; -6.82611
Kaldbaksbotnur 6 FO 185 Tórshavnar Streymoy 62°3′58″N 6°54′45″W / 62.06611°N 6.91250°W / 62.06611; -6.91250
Kirkja 28 FO 766 Fugloyar Fugloy 62°19′10″N 6°18′51″W / 62.31944°N 6.31417°W / 62.31944; -6.31417
Kirkjubøur 77 FO 175 Tórshavnar Streymoy 61°57′22″N 6°47′37″W / 61.95611°N 6.79361°W / 61.95611; -6.79361
Klaksvík 4681 FO 700 Klaksvíkar Borðoy 62°13′26″N 6°34′43″W / 62.22389°N 6.57861°W / 62.22389; -6.57861
Kolbanargjógv 33 FO 495 Sjóvar Eysturoy 62°6′30″N 6°47′6″W / 62.10833°N 6.78500°W / 62.10833; -6.78500
Kollafjørður 822 FO 410 Tórshavnar Streymoy 62°7′6″N 6°54′20″W / 62.11833°N 6.90556°W / 62.11833; -6.90556
Koltur 2 FO 285 Tórshavnar Koltur 61°59′13″N 6°57′53″W / 61.98694°N 6.96472°W / 61.98694; -6.96472
Kunoyar bygd 73 FO 780 Kunoyar Kunoy 62°17′37″N 6°40′2″W / 62.29361°N 6.66722°W / 62.29361; -6.66722
Kvívík 376 FO 340 Kvívíkar Streymoy 62°7′14″N 7°4′4″W / 62.12056°N 7.06778°W / 62.12056; -7.06778
Lambareiði 7 FO 626 Runavíkar Eysturoy 62°8′31″N 6°43′44″W / 62.14194°N 6.72889°W / 62.14194; -6.72889
Lambi 142 FO 627 Runavíkar Eysturoy 62°8′33″N 6°42′8″W / 62.14250°N 6.70222°W / 62.14250; -6.70222
Langasandur 35 FO 438 Sunda Streymoy 62°14′14″N 7°3′13″W / 62.23722°N 7.05361°W / 62.23722; -7.05361
Leirvík 853 FO 520 Leirvíkar Eysturoy 62°12′40″N 6°42′22″W / 62.21111°N 6.70611°W / 62.21111; -6.70611
Leynar 120 FO 335 Kvívíkar Streymoy 62°6′58″N 7°2′22″W / 62.11611°N 7.03944°W / 62.11611; -7.03944
Ljósá 35 FO 466 Eiðis Eysturoy 62°16′6″N 7°3′1″W / 62.26833°N 7.05028°W / 62.26833; -7.05028
Lopra 95 FO 926 Sumbiar Suðuroy 61°26′40″N 6°46′8″W / 61.44444°N 6.76889°W / 61.44444; -6.76889
Miðvágur 1032 FO 370 Miðvágs Vágar 62°3′4″N 7°11′38″W / 62.05111°N 7.19389°W / 62.05111; -7.19389
Mikladalur 44 FO 797 Klaksvíkar Kalsoy 62°20′9″N 6°45′50″W / 62.33583°N 6.76389°W / 62.33583; -6.76389
Mjørkadalur 1   Tórshavnar Streymoy 62°3′0″N 6°58′0″W / 62.05000°N 6.96667°W / 62.05000; -6.96667
Morskranes 45 FO 496 Sjóvar Eysturoy 62°7′59″N 6°50′31″W / 62.13306°N 6.84194°W / 62.13306; -6.84194
Múli 4 FO 737 Hvannasunds Borðoy 62°21′10″N 6°34′47″W / 62.35278°N 6.57972°W / 62.35278; -6.57972
Mykines 22 FO 388 Sørvágs Mykines 62°6′15″N 7°38′46″W / 62.10417°N 7.64611°W / 62.10417; -7.64611
Nes, Eysturoy 230 FO 655 Nes Eysturoy 62°4′47″N 6°43′28″W / 62.07972°N 6.72444°W / 62.07972; -6.72444
Nes, Vágur 30 FO 925 Vágs Suðuroy 61°28′20″N 6°45′33″W / 61.47222°N 6.75917°W / 61.47222; -6.75917
Nesvík 1 FO 437 Sunda Streymoy 62°12′35″N 7°0′30″W / 62.20972°N 7.00833°W / 62.20972; -7.00833
Nólsoy 256 FO 270 Tórshavnar Nólsoy 62°0′33″N 6°40′7″W / 62.00917°N 6.66861°W / 62.00917; -6.66861
Norðdepil 164 FO 730 Hvannasunds Borðoy 62°17′51″N 6°31′32″W / 62.29750°N 6.52556°W / 62.29750; -6.52556
Norðoyri 83 FO 725 Klaksvíkar Borðoy 62°12′50″N 6°32′27″W / 62.21389°N 6.54083°W / 62.21389; -6.54083
Norðradalur 17 FO 178 Tórshavnar Streymoy 62°2′25″N 6°55′22″W / 62.04028°N 6.92278°W / 62.04028; -6.92278
Norðragøta 575 FO 512 Gøtu Eysturoy 62°12′3″N 6°44′27″W / 62.20083°N 6.74083°W / 62.20083; -6.74083
Norðskáli 249 FO 460 Sunda Eysturoy 62°12′47″N 6°59′59″W / 62.21306°N 6.99972°W / 62.21306; -6.99972
Norðtoftir 6 FO 736 Hvannasunds Borðoy 62°16′38″N 6°30′49″W / 62.27722°N 6.51361°W / 62.27722; -6.51361
Oyndarfjørður 180 FO 690 Runavíkar Eysturoy 62°16′40″N 6°51′4″W / 62.27778°N 6.85111°W / 62.27778; -6.85111
Oyrarbakki 97 FO 400 Sunda Eysturoy 62°12′5″N 6°59′40″W / 62.20139°N 6.99444°W / 62.20139; -6.99444
Oyrareingir 44 FO 415 Tórshavnar Streymoy 62°6′19″N 6°57′41″W / 62.10528°N 6.96139°W / 62.10528; -6.96139
Oyri 142 FO 450 Sunda Eysturoy 62°11′26″N 6°58′24″W / 62.19056°N 6.97333°W / 62.19056; -6.97333
Porkeri 357 FO 950 Porkeris Suðuroy 61°28′59″N 6°44′36″W / 61.48306°N 6.74333°W / 61.48306; -6.74333
Rituvík 271 FO 640 Runavíkar Eysturoy 62°6′25″N 6°40′58″W / 62.10694°N 6.68278°W / 62.10694; -6.68278
Runavík 476 FO 620 Runavíkar Eysturoy 62°6′34″N 6°43′9″W / 62.10944°N 6.71917°W / 62.10944; -6.71917
Saksun 33 FO 436 Sunda Streymoy 62°14′56″N 7°10′33″W / 62.24889°N 7.17583°W / 62.24889; -7.17583
Saltangará 830 FO 600 Runavíkar Eysturoy 62°7′3″N 6°43′7″W / 62.11750°N 6.71861°W / 62.11750; -6.71861
Saltnes 153 FO 656 Nes Eysturoy 62°6′19″N 6°44′22″W / 62.10528°N 6.73944°W / 62.10528; -6.73944
Sandavágur 744 FO 360 Sandavágs Vágar 62°3′24″N 7°9′15″W / 62.05667°N 7.15417°W / 62.05667; -7.15417
Sandur 596 FO 210 Sands Sandoy 61°50′10″N 6°48′38″W / 61.83611°N 6.81056°W / 61.83611; -6.81056
Sandvík 113 FO 860 Hvalbiar Suðuroy 61°38′16″N 6°55′19″W / 61.63778°N 6.92194°W / 61.63778; -6.92194
Selatrað 63 FO 497 Sjóvar Eysturoy 62°9′31″N 6°52′41″W / 62.15861°N 6.87806°W / 62.15861; -6.87806
Signabøur 157 FO 416 Tórshavnar Streymoy 62°5′48″N 6°55′43″W / 62.09667°N 6.92861°W / 62.09667; -6.92861
Skarvanes 5 FO 236 Húsavíkar Sandoy 61°47′35″N 6°44′13″W / 61.79306°N 6.73694°W / 61.79306; -6.73694
Skálabotnur 100 FO 485 Runavíkar Eysturoy 62°11′52″N 6°50′59″W / 62.19778°N 6.84972°W / 62.19778; -6.84972
Skálavík 99 FO 220 Skálavíkar Sandoy 61°50′1″N 6°39′33″W / 61.83361°N 6.65917°W / 61.83361; -6.65917
Skáli 182 FO 480 Runavíkar Eysturoy 62°9′44″N 6°46′57″W / 62.16222°N 6.78250°W / 62.16222; -6.78250
Skarð 0 FO 780 Kunoyar Kunoy 62°19′27″N 6°39′9″W / 62.32417°N 6.65250°W / 62.32417; -6.65250
Skipanes 59 FO 665 Runavíkar Eysturoy 62°10′6″N 6°45′40″W / 62.16833°N 6.76111°W / 62.16833; -6.76111
Skopun 484 FO 240 Skopunar Sandoy 61°54′11″N 6°52′29″W / 61.90306°N 6.87472°W / 61.90306; -6.87472
Skúvoy 55 FO 260 Skývoyar Skúvoy 61°46′27″N 6°48′17″W / 61.77417°N 6.80472°W / 61.77417; -6.80472
Skælingur 11 FO 336 Kvívíkar Streymoy 62°5′45″N 7°0′24″W / 62.09583°N 7.00667°W / 62.09583; -7.00667
Stóra Dímun 10 FO 286 Skúvoyar Stóra Dímun 61°41′50″N 6°45′5″W / 61.69722°N 6.75139°W / 61.69722; -6.75139
Strendur 817 FO 490 Sjóvar Eysturoy 62°6′46″N 6°45′23″W / 62.11278°N 6.75639°W / 62.11278; -6.75639
Streymnes 201 FO 435 Sunda Streymoy 62°11′35″N 7°1′54″W / 62.19306°N 7.03167°W / 62.19306; -7.03167
Strond 0 FO 726 Klaksvíkar Borðoy 62°15′54″N 6°35′07″W / 62.26500°N 6.58528°W / 62.26500; -6.58528
Stykkið 42 FO 330 Kvívíkar Streymoy 62°7′0″N 7°2′52″W / 62.11667°N 7.04778°W / 62.11667; -7.04778
Sumba 264 FO 970 Sumbiar Suðuroy 61°24′21″N 6°42′19″W / 61.40583°N 6.70528°W / 61.40583; -6.70528
Sund 3 FO 186 Tórshavnar Streymoy 62°2′59″N 6°50′46″W / 62.04972°N 6.84611°W / 62.04972; -6.84611
Svínáir 23 FO 465 Eiðis Eysturoy 62°13′46″N 7°1′25″W / 62.22944°N 7.02361°W / 62.22944; -7.02361
Svínoy 54 FO 765 Svínoyar Svínoy 62°16′47″N 6°20′55″W / 62.27972°N 6.34861°W / 62.27972; -6.34861
Syðradalur, Kalsoy 5 FO 795 Húsa Kalsoy 62°14′46″N 6°39′48″W / 62.24611°N 6.66333°W / 62.24611; -6.66333
Syðradalur, Streymoy 7 FO 177 Tórshavn Streymoy 62°1′27″N 6°54′36″W / 62.02417°N 6.91000°W / 62.02417; -6.91000
Syðrugøta 410 FO 513 Gøtu Eysturoy 62°11′12″N 6°45′12″W / 62.18667°N 6.75333°W / 62.18667; -6.75333
Søldarfjørður 348 FO 660 Runavíkar Eysturoy 62°9′35″N 6°45′4″W / 62.15972°N 6.75111°W / 62.15972; -6.75111
Sørvágur 974 FO 380 Sørvágs Vágar 62°4′28″N 7°18′34″W / 62.07444°N 7.30944°W / 62.07444; -7.30944
Tjørnuvík 70 FO 445 Sunda Streymoy 62°17′17″N 7°8′27″W / 62.28806°N 7.14083°W / 62.28806; -7.14083
Toftir 832 FO 650 Nes Eysturoy 62°5′20″N 6°44′8″W / 62.08889°N 6.73556°W / 62.08889; -6.73556
Tórshavn 12582 FO 100 Tórshavnar Streymoy 62°0′42″N 6°46′3″W / 62.01167°N 6.76750°W / 62.01167; -6.76750
Trongisvágur 410 FO 826 Tvøroyrar Suðuroy 61°33′50″N 6°50′40″W / 61.56389°N 6.84444°W / 61.56389; -6.84444
Trøllanes 23 FO 798 Klaksvíkar Kalsoy 62°21′43″N 6°47′18″W / 62.36194°N 6.78833°W / 62.36194; -6.78833
Tvøroyri 1170 FO 800 Tvøroyrar Suðuroy 61°33′21″N 6°48′12″W / 61.55583°N 6.80333°W / 61.55583; -6.80333
Undir Gøtueiði 36 FO 666 Gøtu Eysturoy 62°10′30″N 6°46′19″W / 62.17500°N 6.77194°W / 62.17500; -6.77194
Vatnsoyrar 56 FO 385 Miðvágs Vágar 62°4′27″N 7°14′53″W / 62.07417°N 7.24806°W / 62.07417; -7.24806
Vágur 1402 FO 900 Vágs Suðuroy 61°28′31″N 6°48′26″W / 61.47528°N 6.80722°W / 61.47528; -6.80722
Válur 55 FO 3585 Kvívíkar Streymoy 62°09′22″N 7°09′59″W / 62.15611°N 7.16639°W / 62.15611; -7.16639
Velbastaður 164 FO 176 Tórshavnar Streymoy 61°59′5″N 6°51′2″W / 61.98472°N 6.85056°W / 61.98472; -6.85056
Vestmanna 1251 FO 350 Vestmanna Streymoy 62°9′23″N 7°9′59″W / 62.15639°N 7.16639°W / 62.15639; -7.16639
við Áir 0 FO 430 Hvalvík Streymoy 62°10′26″N 6°58′29″W / 62.17389°N 6.97472°W / 62.17389; -6.97472
Viðareiði 342 FO 750 Viðareiðis Viðoy 62°21′35″N 6°31′58″W / 62.35972°N 6.53278°W / 62.35972; -6.53278
Víkarbyrgi 0 FO 928 Sumbiar Suðuroy 61°26′34″N 6°43′28″W / 61.44278°N 6.72444°W / 61.44278; -6.72444
Æðuvík 106 FO 645 Runavíkar Eysturoy 62°4′11″N 6°41′24″W / 62.06972°N 6.69000°W / 62.06972; -6.69000
Øravík 38 FO 827 Tvøroyrar Suðuroy 61°32′10″N 6°48′31″W / 61.53611°N 6.80861°W / 61.53611; -6.80861
Øravíkarlíð 67  FO 826/7 Tvøroyrar Suðuroy 61°33′N 6°50′W / 61.550°N 6.833°W / 61.550; -6.833

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