National Symbols of Faroe Islands

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.

Country information

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
Population 48,865
Language(s) Faroese
Religion Christianity
Country code +298
Literacy rate 99%
Currency Danish krone, Faroese króna
Capital city Torshavn
ISO FRO
Domain(TLD) .fo
Ethnicity Faroe Islanders
Head of government President
Nationality Faroese
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 1,399 km2 (540 sq mi)
Timezone UTC±00:00 (WET)
Average elevation 300 m (982 ft)
Coastline 1,117 Km
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Faroe Islands

Flag map of Faroe Islands

Motto of Faroe Islands

No official motto

National animal of Faroe Islands

The National animal of Faroe Islands is Brown bear

National Animal of Faroe Islands - Brown bear

National flower of Faroe Islands

The National flower of Faroe Islands is Buttercup. Botanical name is Ranunculus.

National flower of Faroe Islands - Buttercup

National bird of Faroe Islands

The National bird of Faroe Islands is Oystercatcher

National bird of Faroe Islands - Oystercatcher

Rest of the National symbols of Faroe Islands 👇

Faroese Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

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.

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Country location

Faroe Islands is a territory of Denmark

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