List of islands of the Faroe Islands

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Islands of the Faroe Islands
Native name:
Føroyar
Beinisvord, westcoast of suduroy, faroe islands.JPG
LocationFaroeIslands.png
Geography
LocationNorwegian Sea, Atlantic Ocean
Coordinates62°00′N 06°47′W / 62.000°N 6.783°W / 62.000; -6.783
ArchipelagoFaroe Islands
Total islands18
Major islandsStreymoy, Eysturoy, Vágar, Suðuroy
Area1,399 km2 (540 sq mi)
Highest elevation882 m (2,894 ft)
Highest pointSlættaratindur
Administration
Faroe Islands
Largest settlementTórshavn (pop. 12 393)
Demographics
Population50235 (7-2017)
Pop. density36 /km2 (93 /sq mi)
Ethnic groupsFaroese,
Danish

This is a list of islands of the Faroe Islands. There are 18 islands, of which Lítla Dímun is the only one uninhabited. Besides these 18 islands there are also several islets and skerries in the Faroes.

Name Area [km2][1] Population (12-2018)[2] Population density [inhabitants/km2] Main settlements Sýsla (District)
Streymoy 373.5 24,276 65.0 Tórshavn and Vestmanna Streymoy
Eysturoy 286.3 11,490 40.1 Fuglafjørður and Runavík Eysturoy
Vágar 177.6 3,271 18.4 Míðvágur and Sørvágur Vágar
Suðuroy 166.0 4,588 27.6 Tvøroyri and Vágur Suðuroy
Sandoy 112.1 1,231 11.0 Sandur Sandoy
Borðoy 95.0 5,261 55.4 Klaksvík Norðoyar
Viðoy 41.0 605 14.8 Viðareiði Norðoyar
Kunoy 35.5 146 4.1 Kunoy Norðoyar
Kalsoy 30.9 76 2.5 Mikladalur and Húsar Norðoyar
Svínoy 27.4 26 0.9 Svínoy Norðoyar
Fugloy 11.0 37 3.4 Kirkja Norðoyar
Nólsoy 10.3 227 22.0 Nólsoy Streymoy
Mykines 10.3 14 1.4 Mykines Vágar
Skúvoy 10.0 33 3.3 Skúvoy Sandoy
Hestur 6.1 20 3.3 Hestur Streymoy
Stóra Dímun 2.7 10 3.7 Dímun Sandoy
Koltur 2.5 1 0.4 Koltur Streymoy
Lítla Dímun 0.8 0 0 Suðuroy
Total 1,396 51,312 Ø 36.8

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Faroe Islands, Faroe Islands in figures 2012, Argir 2012, ISSN 1603-8479, S. 7 (PDF)
  2. ^ Επίσημη εκτίμηση