Hattarvík

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Hattarvík
Village
Hattarvík
Hattarvík
Hattarvík is located in Denmark Faroe Islands
Hattarvík
Hattarvík
Location of Hattarvík in the out-most north-east of the Faroe Islands
Coordinates: 62°19′51″N 6°16′25″W / 62.33083°N 6.27361°W / 62.33083; -6.27361Coordinates: 62°19′51″N 6°16′25″W / 62.33083°N 6.27361°W / 62.33083; -6.27361
State  Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country  Faroe Islands
Island Fugloy
Municipality Fugloyar kommuna
Population (1 January 2006)
 • Total 17
Time zone GMT
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC+1)
Postal code FO 767
Climate Cfc

Hattarvík (Danish: Hattervig) is a small village on the east side of the island Fugloy, Faroe Islands, and the easternmost place in the country.

The village is encircled by high mountains on three sides.

History[edit]

Hattarvik was founded in 900. The stone church was built in 1899. Some old stone houses are currently being restored. These houses are said to relate to the Flokksmenn. These were three strong men that wanted to seize power in the Faroe Islands in the 15th century.

Transportation[edit]

Hattarvik is reachable by a ferry 1-2 times a day from Hvannasund and also by a helicopter three times a week from Klaksvík and Tórshavn. A road leads to the other village on Fugloy, Kirkja in the south.

Population[edit]

Population estimates range from 5 to 44. According to [1] There were 17 people in the village as of 2006.

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