Leirvík in March 2002
|State||Kingdom of Denmark|
|Autonomous country||Faroe Islands|
(January 1, 2017)
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+1 (EST)|
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 925 inhabitants (January 1, 2017).
It was the only town in the municipality of Leirvík (Leirvíkar kommuna), however on 1 January 2009, it merged with Gøtu kommuna to make the new municipality called Eysturkommuna.
Leirvík is important for its fishing industry.
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