Sørvágur, view on Mykines
Location of Sørvágur within Sørvágur municipality in the Faroe Islands
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(1 January 2012)
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Sørvágur Municipality (Sørvágs kommuna) is the westernmost municipality in the Faroe Islands.
It consists of the villages of Sørvágur, Bøur, Gásadalur and Mykines. Originally the municipality only included the village of Sørvágur, but on January 2005 the municipality of Sørvágur agreed to merge with the smaller municipalities of Bøur/Gásadal and Mykines.
The new municipality had a population of 1,112 in 2012.
The logo of the municipality is two white birds on a white/blue background with an orange sundisk. The two birds are made in the image of the letters S and K which are the initials for Sørvágs Kommuna.
- Sorvag.fo Webpage for the municipality of Sørvágur.
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