Nes, seen from the main road between Porkeri and Vágur
|State||Kingdom of Denmark|
|Constituent country||Faroe Islands|
|Population (1 January 2006)|
|• Summer (DST)||EST (UTC+1)|
|Postal code||FO 925|
It should not be confused with another village by the same name on Eysturoy (see Nes, Eysturoy). There is another village in Suðuroy with the same name, it is located on the southern side of the bay of Hvalba. Nes means cape in the Faroese language.
Artist Ruth Smith Lived in Nes
One of the most famous artists (painter) of the Faroe Islands Ruth Smith (1913–1958) lived in the small village Nes the last years of her life. Several of her artworks have motives from Nes. Some of them can be seen in the Ruth Smith Art Museum in Vágur and some in Listasavn Føroya in Tórshavn.
View to Beinisvørð from Nes
Nes lyes beside the fjord Vágsfjørður. From Nes one gets a view towards south to two other villages, which are on the other side of the fjords Vágsfjørður and Lopransfjørður. The villages are Akrar and Lopra. One can also see the promontory sea cliff Beinisvørð, which rises 470 metres above the sea, the top of it rises above the village Lopra.
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