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Gasadalur in the Faroe Islands
Gasadalur in the Faroe Islands

Gasadalur

Gásadalur is a village located on the west side of Vágar, Faroe Islands, and enjoys a panoramic view over to the island of Mykines. Gásadalur is located on the edge of Mykinesfjørður, surrounded by the highest mountains on Vágar
Photo by Robert Bahn

FAROE ISLANDS

Europe

FAROE ISLANDS

Europe

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Capital: Torshavn

Location: Northern Europe, island group between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, about halfway between Iceland and Norway

Government: none

Currency: Danish kroner (DKK)

Area: 1,393 sq km

Population: 51,943 (July 2021 est.)

Languages: Faroese 93.8% (derived from Old Norse), Danish 3.2%, other 3% (2011 est.)

Religion: Christian 89.3% (predominantly Evangelical Lutheran), other 1%, none 3.8%, unspecified 6% (2011 est.)

TimeZone: UTC 0

Tel Code: +298

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