Northern Europe - Faroe Islands - Nationwide Newspapers






Radios, Televisions and Magazines

Radio & Television
Faroese
Kringvarp Føroya


Women Magazine
Faroese
Kvinna

Country Information

Location:  Northern Europe, island group between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, about half way between Iceland and Norway
Geographic Coordinates:   62 00 N, 7 00 W
Area:   1,393 sq km (land: 1,393 sq km water: 0 sq km (some lakes and streams))
Climate:  Mild winters, cool summers; usually overcast; foggy, windy
Languages:  Faroese (derived from Old Norse), Danish
Population:  49,709 (July 2013 est.)
Capital:  Torshavn
Religion:  Evangelical Lutheran 83.8%, other and unspecified 16.2% (2006 census)
Ethnic Groups:  Scandinavian
Independence:  None

Source:  CIA Factbook