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
IslandStreymoy
MunicipalityTórshavn Municipality
Population
 (1 January 2006)
 • Total221
Time zoneGMT
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (EST)
Postal code
FO 180
ClimateCfc

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 already inhabited by the 11th century. The parish church in Kaldbak was built in 1835. The village was only connected to the Streymoy road system 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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