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Faroe Islands profile - Facts

  • 23 May 2013
  • From the section Europe
Fish farm on Faroe Islands
Fish farming is a major activity on the Faroe Islands
  • Territory: Faroe Islands
  • Status: Self-governing part of Denmark
  • Population: 48,400 (UN Demographic Yearbook system, 2012)
  • Capital: Torshavn
  • Area: 1,399 sq km (540 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Faroese, Danish
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 75 years (men), 81 years (women)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Danish krone = 100 ore
  • Main exports: Fish, fish products, marine vessels
  • GNI per capita: n/a
  • Internet domain: .fo
  • International dialling code: +298