Norðoyar

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Northern Isles shown in yellow.

The six islands in the northeast of the Faroe Islands are together referred to as Norðoyar, i.e. the Northern Isles (Danish: Norderøerne). These Islands are Kalsoy, Kunoy, Borðoy, Viðoy, Svínoy and Fugloy. Klaksvík is regarded as the natural capital of this region. Norðoyar is sometimes spelled Norðoyggjar.

Further reading[edit]

  • Christiansen, Hans T., Rói Patursson, and Sörensen Björn. Norðoyar. Stockholm: Informationsgruppen AB, 1989. ISBN 91-86004-77-8

Coordinates: 62°16′55″N 6°32′35″W / 62.282°N 6.543°W / 62.282; -6.543