Leirvík in March 2002
|State||Kingdom of Denmark|
|Autonomous country||Faroe Islands|
|Population (31 December 2012)|
|• Summer (DST)||EST (UTC+1)|
|Postal code||FO 520|
Leirvík (Danish: Lervig) is a town on the Faroe Islands and was an important regional ferry harbour at the east coast of the second largest island Eysturoy. Leirvík has 867 inhabitants (December 31, 2002.)
Leirvík is important for its fishing industry.
The Norðoyatunnilin, a submarine tunnel to Klaksvík was opened in April 2006.
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