Europe faroeislands

Published on February 4th, 2014 | by World Flags

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Faroe Islands

Flag and country information –
Danish overseas territory of the FAROE ISLANDS

Area – 4,399 sq km / 540 sq ml

Capital – Torshavn

Language – Faroese, Danish

Currency – Danish kroner

Population – 46,345

Life expectancy – 75 (men), 82 (women)

Religions – Evangelical Lutheran

Physical features – archipelaga of 17 inhabited islands , rugged and rocky with sea cliffs, small area of coastal lowlands

Ethnic distribution – descendants of Viking settlers of the 9th century

Exports – fish, fish processing, postage stamps


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