Faroe Islands



Country information

Country: Faroe Islands
Population: 48,228 inhabitants  (Last modified: 6/01/2012 )
Area 1,399 km²
Capital: Tórshavn
Currency: Krone (DKK)
Phone code: +298
Languages: fo,da-FO
Domain name: .fo
Postcode form: FO-###
Postcode regex: ^(?:FO)*(\d{3})$
Fips: FO

Current local time in Faroe Islands

Current Date:
Sunday 24 February 2019
Current Time:
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Time Zone: Atlantic/Faroe
GMT/UTC: 0  hours
DST started: Sunday, 28 October 2018, 01:00
DST will end: Sunday, 31 March 2019, 01:00

*GMT/UTC - Standard Time Zone
*DST - Daylight Saving Time

Upcoming public holidays

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
March 31 Sunday Daylight Saving Time starts Daylight Saving Time
April 18 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
April 19 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 21 Sunday Easter Day Silent Day
April 22 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 25 Thursday National Flag Day Observance
May 1 Wednesday Prayer Day Public Holiday
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Tide times and tide charts

Geographic information

Latitude in decimal degrees: 62
Longitude in decimal degrees: -7
Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 62° North
Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 7° West
Height above sea level: 58 m,   190.29 ft,   2283.47 in
Geographical feature: A (Administrative region type feature)
Feature designation code: A.PCLD (dependent political entity)