Leynar

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Leynar
Village
Leynar
Leynar
Leynar is located in Denmark Faroe Islands
Leynar
Leynar
Location in the Faroe Islands
Coordinates: 62°6′58″N 7°02′21″W / 62.11611°N 7.03917°W / 62.11611; -7.03917Coordinates: 62°6′58″N 7°02′21″W / 62.11611°N 7.03917°W / 62.11611; -7.03917
State Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country Faroe Islands
IslandStreymoy
MunicipalityKvívíkar kommuna
Population (1 January 2009)
 • Total113
Time zoneGMT
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (EST)
Postal codeFO 335
ClimateCfc

Leynar (Danish: Lejnum) is a village in the Faroe Islands, a self-governing overseas administrative division of Denmark.

The village is on the western coast of the island of Streymoy in the municipality of Kvívíkar. The 2005 population was 120. Leynar is the birthplace of Faroese actor Sverri Egholm (1930–2001).

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