Kaldbak

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Kaldbak
Village
Kaldbak, Faroe Islands
Kaldbak, Faroe Islands
Kaldbak is located in Denmark Faroe Islands
Kaldbak
Kaldbak
Location in the Faroe Islands
Coordinates: 62°3′47″N 6°49′34″W / 62.06306°N 6.82611°W / 62.06306; -6.82611Coordinates: 62°3′47″N 6°49′34″W / 62.06306°N 6.82611°W / 62.06306; -6.82611
State  Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country  Faroe Islands
Island Streymoy
Municipality Tórshavn Municipality
Population (1 January 2006)
 • Total 221
Time zone GMT
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC+1)
Postal code FO 180
Climate Cfc

Kaldbak (Danish: Kalbak) is a village in the Faroe Islands, on Streymoy's east coast and part of Tórshavn Municipality. The village lies on the northern side of the fjord Kaldbaksfjørður.

History[edit]

Excavations show that Kaldbak was inhabited already in the 11th century. The parish church in Kaldbak was built in 1835. The village current was only connected to the road system of Streymoy in 1980.

Notable people[edit]

Notable people that were born or lived in Kaldbak include:

  • Knút Wang (1917–1976), journalist and politician

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