Víkarbyrgi

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Víkarbyrgi
Abandoned village
View of Víkarbyrgi
View of Víkarbyrgi
Map of south Suðuroy showing location of Víkarbyrgi
Map of south Suðuroy showing location of Víkarbyrgi
Víkarbyrgi is located in Denmark Faroe Islands
Víkarbyrgi
Víkarbyrgi
Location in the Faroe Islands
Coordinates: 61°26′34″N 6°43′28″W / 61.44278°N 6.72444°W / 61.44278; -6.72444Coordinates: 61°26′34″N 6°43′28″W / 61.44278°N 6.72444°W / 61.44278; -6.72444
State  Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country  Faroe Islands
Island Suðuroy
Municipality Sumbíar kommuna
Population
 • Total none
Time zone GMT
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC+1)
Postal code 928

Víkarbyrgi is a former village on the Faroese island of Suðuroy, Faroe Islands.

It no longer has a population. It retains a postal code (FO 928) and is located at N 61° 26' 34 W 6° 43' 28. The etymology of its name is reputed to be connected with an early settlement of Irish monks who predated the arrival of the Vikings. The last inhabitants had left Víkarbyrgi by 2003.

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