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Skipanes on Skálafjørður
Skipanes on Skálafjørður
Skipanes is located in Denmark Faroe Islands
Location in the Faroe Islands
Coordinates: 62°10′6″N 6°45′40″W / 62.16833°N 6.76111°W / 62.16833; -6.76111Coordinates: 62°10′6″N 6°45′40″W / 62.16833°N 6.76111°W / 62.16833; -6.76111
State  Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country  Faroe Islands
Island Eysturoy
Municipality Runavík Municipality
Founded 1841
Population (1 January 2006)
 • Total 60
Time zone GMT
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC+1)
Postal code FO 665
Climate Cfc

Skipanes (Danish: Skibenæs) is a village on the Faeroese island Eysturoy in Runavík Municipality.

The 2005 population was 59. Its postal code is FO-665. Skipanes was founded in 1841. Together with undir Gøtueiði in Eysturkommuna it forms a tiny conurbation. A small creek acts as a border between the two settlements.

It is home to Terji Skibenæs, the guitarist of the Faeroese Viking Metal group Týr.

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