Streymnes

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Streymnes
Village
Streymnes is located in Denmark Faroe Islands
Streymnes
Streymnes
Location in the Faroe Islands
Coordinates: 62°11′30″N 7°2′00″W / 62.19167°N 7.03333°W / 62.19167; -7.03333Coordinates: 62°11′30″N 7°2′00″W / 62.19167°N 7.03333°W / 62.19167; -7.03333
State Kingdom of Denmark
Country Faroe Islands
IslandStreymoy
MunicipalitySunda Municipality
Population
 (1 January 2006)
 • Total199
Time zoneGMT
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (EST)
Postal code
FO 435
ClimateCfc

Streymnes (Danish: Strømnæs) is a village on the eastern coast of the Faroese island of Streymoy in Sunda Municipality.

The 2005 population was 201. Its postal code is FO 435. It is near the site of a former Norwegian whaling station active from 1893-1927.

Streymnes is the northern half of a twin-village situated on both sides of the valley. The villages are divided by the river Stórá. The southern half which is approximately the same size is called Hvalvík. Together the two villages have a population of more than 400 inhabitants.

Hvalvík-Streymnes is a village that has grown rapidly during the past years, mainly because of its proximity to the capital Tórshavn.

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