Faroe Islands BASIC INFOMATION
|LOCAL TIME||YOUR TIME|
|LOCAL TIME ZONE||TIMEZONE DIFFERENCE|
|UTC/GMT 0 HOURS|
|latitude / longitude|
|61°53'52 / 6°55'43|
|FO / FRO|
|Faroese (derived from Old Norse)|
TYPE C EUROPEAN 2-PIN|
|Faroe Islands banks list|
Faroe Islands Introduction
The Faroe Islands are located between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, halfway between Norway and Iceland. The total area is 1399 square kilometers, consisting of 17 inhabited islands and one uninhabited island. The population is 48,497 (2018). Most of the residents are descendants of Scandinavians, and a few are Celts or others. The main language is Faroese, but Danish is commonly used. Most people believe in Christianity and are members of the Christian Lutheran Church. The capital is Torshavn (also translated as Torshaun or Jos Hahn), with a population of 13,093 (2019) . Now it is an overseas autonomous territory of Denmark.
The Faroe Islands are located in the North Atlantic Ocean between Norway, Iceland, Scotland and the Shetland Islands, approximately between Iceland and Norway, near Iceland , And Erian Thiel, Scotland, is a midway stop on the route from inland Europe to Iceland. Between 61°25'-62°25' north latitude and 6°19'-7°40' west longitude, there are 18 small islands and rocks, of which 17 are inhabited. The total area is 1399 square kilometers. The main islands are Streymoy, East Island (Eysturoy), Vágar, South Island (Suðuroy), Sandoy and Borðoy, the only important ones The Isle of Man is Lítla Dímun (Lítla Dímun).
The Faroe Islands have mountainous terrain, generally rugged, rocky low mountains, towering and rugged, with steep cliffs, and flat mountain tops separated by deep valleys. The islands have typical eroded landforms during the glacial period, with ice buckets and U-shaped valleys developed, full of fully developed fjords and huge pyramid-shaped mountains. The highest geographical point is the Slytala Mountain, with an elevation of 882 meters (2894 feet) and an average altitude of 300 meters. The coastlines of the islands are very tortuous, and the turbulent currents stir the narrow waterways between the islands. The coastline is 1117 kilometers long. There are no important lakes or rivers in the area. The island is made up of volcanic rocks covered with glacial piles or peat soil-the main geology of the island is basalt and volcanic rocks. The Faroe Islands were part of the Thulean plateau during the Paleogene period.
The Faroe Islands have a temperate maritime climate, and the warm North Atlantic current passes through it. The climate in winter is not very cold, with an average temperature of about 3 to 4 degrees Celsius; in summer, the climate is relatively cool, with an average temperature of about 9.5 to 10.5 degrees Celsius. Due to the low air pressure moving northeastward, the Faroe Islands has strong winds and heavy rains all year round, and fine weather is very rare. There are an average of 260 rainy days per year, and the rest are usually cloudy.