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Country name conventional long form: none
conventional short form: Faroe Islands
local long form: none
local short form: Foroyar
Gevernment typeNA
Capital name: Torshavn
geographic coordinates: 62 01 N, 6 46 W
time difference: UTC (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
daylight saving time: +1hr, begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October
Flag descriptionwhite with a red cross outlined in blue extending to the edges of the flag; the vertical part of the cross is shifted toward the hoist side in the style of the Dannebrog (Danish flag)
CurrencyDanish krone (DKK)
Internet country code.fo
Ports and terminalsTorshavn
Agriculture productsmilk, potatoes, vegetables; sheep; salmon, other fish
Industriesfishing, fish processing, small ship repair and refurbishment, handicrafts
Geography
LocationNorthern Europe, island group between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, about one-half of the way from Iceland to Norway
Coordinates62 00 N, 7 00 W
ContinentEurope
Area total: 1,399 sq km
land: 1,399 sq km
water: 0 sq km (some lakes and streams)
Boundaries0 km
Coastline1,117 km
Climatemild winters, cool summers; usually overcast; foggy, windy
Terrainrugged, rocky, some low peaks; cliffs along most of coast
Natural resourcesfish, whales, hydropower, possible oil and gas
Natural hazardsNA
People
Population47,246 (July 2006 est.)
Ethnic groupsScandinavian
ReligionsEvangelical Lutheran
LanguagesFaroese (derived from Old Norse), Danish

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