Sørvágsfjørður

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Sørvágur, Faroe Islands
Sørvágsfjørður and Sørvágur.

Sørvágsfjørður is a fjord on the west-side of the island Vágoy in the Faroe Islands[1] which is approximately 3.5 km (2.2 mi) long.

At the end of the fjord lies the village of Sørvágur. On the northside of the fjord lies the small village Bøur. On the southside of the fjord lies the picturesque Tindhólmur flanked by Drangarnir and Gáshólmur. Roughly in the middle of the fjord lies Skerhólmur.

During World War II many British soldiers lived in Sørvágur. Sørvágsfjørður is mentioned in the Pioneers from the WW2 Museum, Krígssavnið, in Miðvágur. The Royal Pioneers who were in the Faroe Islands from 1941 until the end of the war published the newspaper.[2]

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Coordinates: 62°05′20″N 7°24′08″W / 62.08889°N 7.40222°W / 62.08889; -7.40222