List of municipalities of the Faroe Islands

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Municipalities of the Faroe Islands since 2009

As of January 1, 2009, there are 30 municipalities:

Municipality Population[1] Inhabitants per km² Area (in km²) Markatal Island(s) Region
Tórshavn 19,339 112 173 327 Streymoy, Nólsoy, Hestur, Koltur Tórshavn[2]
Klaksvík 4,938 44 113 Borðoy, Svínoy, Kalsoy Klaksvík[3]
Runavík 3,753 39 96 Eysturoy Southern Eysturoy
Eystur 1,939 46 42 Eysturoy Southern Eysturoy
Vágar 1,897 18 108 Vágar Vágar
Tvøroyri 1,819 42 43 60 Suðuroy Suðuroy
Fuglafjørður 1,584 70 23 32 Eysturoy Northern Eysturoy
Sunda 1,564 10 158 152 Eysturoy, Streymoy Northern Eysturoy and Northern Streymoy
Vágur 1,402 67 21 61 Suðuroy Suðuroy
Nes 1,238 88 14 40 Eysturoy Southern Eysturoy
Vestmanna 1,234 24 52 56 Streymoy Streymoy
Sørvágur 1,071 13 84 124 Vágar, Mykines Vágar
Sjóvar 1,027 31 33 70 Eysturoy Southern Eysturoy
Hvalba 765 19 40 99 Suðuroy, Lítla Dímun Suðuroy
Eiði 705 19 37 49 Eysturoy Northern Eysturoy
Kvívík 615 13 49 75 Streymoy Streymoy
Sandur 586 12 48 97 Sandoy Sandoy
Skopun 507 56 9 0 Sandoy Sandoy
Hvannasund 441 13 33 38 Viðoy and Borðoy Klaksvík
Sumba 383 15 25 64 Suðuroy Suðuroy
Viðareiði 339 11 30 48 Viðoy Norðoyggjar
Porkeri 333 24 14 37 Suðuroy Suðuroy
Skálavík 183 6 29 24 Sandoy Sandoy
Kunoy 157 4 35 65 Kunoy Norðoyggjar
Húsavík 131 5 26 66 Sandoy Sandoy
Hov 125 12 10 24 Suðuroy Suðuroy
Fámjin 113 9 13 24 Suðuroy Suðuroy
Húsar 61 4 16 41 Kalsoy Norðoyggjar
Skúvoy 57 4 13 73 Skúvoy, Stóra Dímun Sandoy
Fugloy 44 4 11 14 Fugloy Norðoyggjar

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^ Tórshavn is both the capital of the Streymoy region and its own region, the latter being identical with Tórshavn municipality, but not including the area of the former Kollafjarðar kommuna.
^ Klaksvík both capital of the Norðoyggjar region as well of its own region, which constitute of the two municipalities Klaksvík and Hvannasund.

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