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:
Monday 22 April 2019
Current Time:
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Time Zone: Atlantic/Faroe
GMT/UTC: 0  hours
DST started: Sunday, 31 March 2019, 01:00
DST will end: Sunday, 27 October 2019, 01:00

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

Upcoming public holidays

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
April 22 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 25 Thursday National Flag Day Observance
May 1 Wednesday Prayer Day Public Holiday
May 30 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 5 Wednesday Constitution Day Public Holiday
June 9 Sunday Whit Sunday Silent Day
June 10 Monday Whit Monday National holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
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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)