Húsar

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Húsar

Husum
village
Húsar Church
Húsar Church
Location of Húsa Municipality in the Faroe Islands
Location of Húsa Municipality in the Faroe Islands
Húsar is located in Denmark Faroe Islands
Húsar
Húsar
Location of Húsar village in the Faroe Islands
Coordinates: 62°15′54″N 6°40′53″W / 62.26500°N 6.68139°W / 62.26500; -6.68139Coordinates: 62°15′54″N 6°40′53″W / 62.26500°N 6.68139°W / 62.26500; -6.68139
State Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country Faroe Islands
IslandKalsoy
MunicipalityHúsa Municipality
Population
 (December 2018)
 • Total33
Time zoneGMT
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (WEST)
Postal code
FO 796
ClimateCfc

Húsar (Danish: Husum) is a village on the island of Kalsoy in the Faroe Islands.

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Húsar

Húsar is located on the east coast and the southern part of the island of Kalsoy. Húsar is connected to Klaksvík by a ferry that visits the village three times a day. From Húsar the other villages on the island can be reached by bus.

Húsar is the oldest of the villages on Kalsoy. Húsar church, which is made of stone, was built in 1920.

The majority of the municipality's employees are affiliated with the primary industries; fisheries and livestock. Húsar is involved in fish farming, particularly the production of fry and fingerling. The fry are grown for 1½ to 2 years. After that it is placed in sea farms where it will grow into adult fish.

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