Faroe Islands is a country in Europe. It shares borders with the following countries: The capital of Faroe Islands is Torshavn.
The official language is Faroese and the Danish krone, Faroese króna is the currency of the Faroe Islands. The domain is .fo and the country code is +298.
National day is celebrated on 10 Aug 2022. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Faroe Islands is no exception.
In Faroe Islands, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Faroese people. Rúsdrekkasøla Landsins is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Faroe Islands. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Nólsoyar Páll represent a national Faroese symbol.
The current president of Faroe Islands is Margrethe II (Monarch) and Bárður á Steig Nielsen is the Prime Minister.
In Faroe Islands the power plugs and sockets are of type C, E, F, K. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.
The Faroese national anthem was written by Símun av Skarði and composed by Peter Alberg.
|Official name(s)||Faroe Islands|
|Alternative name(s)||Færøerne Islands|
|Regional location||Northern Europe, island group between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, about half way between Iceland and Norway|
|Country name etymology||The name Føroyar (Faroe Islands) is derived from old Norse and means "Sheep Islands", a name given by the Viking age settlers arriving from Norway in the 9th century.|
|Climate||Mild winters, cool summers; usually overcast; foggy, windy|
|Terrain||Rugged, rocky, some low peaks; cliffs along most of coast|
|Currency||Danish krone, Faroese króna|
|Head of government||President|
|Driving side||Drive on the Right-hand side|
|Total area||1,399 km2 (540 sq mi)|
|Average elevation||300 m (982 ft)|
|Mains electricity||230 V|
|Emergency telephone numbers||Emergency Telephone Numbers|
The National animal of Faroe Islands is Brown bear
The National flower of Faroe Islands is Buttercup. Botanical name is Ranunculus.
The National bird of Faroe Islands is Oystercatcher
Some men go through a forest and see no firewood. A fool may ask more questions in an hour than a wise man can answer in seven years. A good beginning makes a good ending. A beautiful thing is never perfect. When a proud man hears another praised, he feels himself injured.