Vágar Municipality

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Vágar Municipality

Vága kommuna
Location of Sandavágar within Vágar Municipality in the Faroe Islands
Location of Sandavágar within Vágar Municipality in the Faroe Islands
Administrative centreSandavágur
Area
 • Total102,8 km2 (397 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total1,962
 • Density67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Websitewww.vaga.fo

Vágar Municipality (Vága kommuna) is a municipality in the Faroese Islands.

It covers the eastern part of the island of Vágar (while Sørvágur Municipality covers the western part of the island).

It was created on 1 January 2009 by fusing the two municipalities of Miðvágur (including the towns of Miðvágur and Vatnsoyrar) and Sandavágur (including the town of Sandavágur).

Coordinates: 62°03′04″N 7°11′38″W / 62.05111°N 7.19389°W / 62.05111; -7.19389