Nes, Eysturoy

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Nes
Næs
village
Nes
Nes
Location of Nes kommuna in the Faroe Islands
Location of Nes kommuna in the Faroe Islands
Nes is located in Denmark Faroe Islands
Nes
Nes
Location of Nes village in the Faroe Islands
Coordinates: 62°04′47″N 6°42′28″W / 62.07972°N 6.70778°W / 62.07972; -6.70778Coordinates: 62°04′47″N 6°42′28″W / 62.07972°N 6.70778°W / 62.07972; -6.70778
State  Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country  Faroe Islands
Island Eysturoy
Population (1 January 2009)
 • Total 289
Time zone GMT
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC+1)
Postal code FO 655

Nes (Danish: Næs) is a village in Nes Municipality on the southwest coast of the Faroese island of Eysturoy.

Besides Nes, two other towns Toftir and Saltnes are part of Nes Municipality, which has a total population of 1,267 (as of 31.09.2009).

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The current church in Nes was built in 1843. The 2005 population of Nes village was 230. Its postal code is FO 655. Nes was the site of a British military installation during World War II. Nes means cape in the Faroese language.

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