Oyri

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Oyri
Village
Oyri
Oyri
Oyri is located in Denmark Faroe Islands
Oyri
Oyri
Location in the Faroe Islands
Coordinates: 62°11′26″N 6°58′24″W / 62.19056°N 6.97333°W / 62.19056; -6.97333Coordinates: 62°11′26″N 6°58′24″W / 62.19056°N 6.97333°W / 62.19056; -6.97333
State  Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country  Faroe Islands
Island Eysturoy
Municipality Sunda
Population (1 January 2006)
 • Total 147
Time zone GMT
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC+1)

Oyri is a village on the central west coast of the Faroese island Eysturoy in the Sunda municipality.

The 2005 population was 142. Its postal code is FO 450. The village is south of the Eysturoy-to-Streymoy bridge, and is home to a large fish processing plant.[1]

The name Oyri is usually translated as a sandspit.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Brandt, Don. More Stamps and Story of the Faroe Islands (pdf) 1. Tórshavn: Postverk Føroya. p. 38. ISBN 99918-3-191-6. Retrieved 2008-09-04. 

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