About Faroe Islands

General informations

The Faroe Islands is a wonderful north atlantic archipelago of 18 islands with rugged scenery and an economy mostly turned on the fishery industry

But did you know that The Faroe Islands  make part of the Kingdom of Denmark ? That is one of the three autonomous terriroties in the Nordic region? That the country is not an EU member but has special agreement with the Union for fishery trade ? 

  • 1,396 km2 of total area with 18 islands
  • Only 9 km2 of lakes and rivers
  •  Average temperature: January 3.4° C, July 10.3° C
  • Home rule – within the kingdom of Denmark
  • Head of state: Queen Margrethe II
  • Head of government (since 2019): Bárður á Steig Nielsen
  • Not a member of EU
  •  Fishing (+ 97% of Faroese exports consist of fish products)
  • Tourism
  • Wool production
  • 49,864 of inhabitant
  • Official language : Faroese
  • Tórshavn
  • 28,885 of inhabitant

Danish kroner (DKK)

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