Skála (village)

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Skála is located in Denmark Faroe Islands
Location in the Faroe Islands
Coordinates: 62°9′44″N 6°46′57″W / 62.16222°N 6.78250°W / 62.16222; -6.78250Coordinates: 62°9′44″N 6°46′57″W / 62.16222°N 6.78250°W / 62.16222; -6.78250
State  Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country  Faroe Islands
Island Eysturoy
Municipality Runavík Municipality
Population (1 January 2006)
 • Total 609
Time zone GMT
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC+1)
Postal code FO 480
Climate Cfc

Skála (reclaimed its original name Skála as opposed to incorrect Skáli in 2011;[1] Danish: Skåle) is a village on the east coast of the Faroese island of Eysturoy, located in Runavík Municipality.

Its postal code is FO 480. In 2005 its population was 618. The current church in the village was opened in 1940.

Skála is home to the largest shipyard in the Faroe islands, with its fine harbour and good reputation for shipbuilding and repairs.


The village soccer team is called Skála Ítróttarfelag or Skála ÍF and the Skála Stadium is capable of accommodating 2000 spectators.

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