Country's codes

International phone code for Faroe Islands: +298

Standard ISO 3166-1:
3 letters FRO,
2 letters (internet domain) .FO

    Digital country code: 234

Standard EAN-13 (country barcode): n/a

Olympic country code: FAR

FIFA code: FRO 


Useful country information

Capital CityTórshavn

Capital City
Tórshavn: Capital City Profile
Area: 1,393 km² (538 sq. mi.)
Archipelago of which 17 islands are inhabited ; strategically located along important sea lanes in northeastern Atlantic; precipitous terrain limits habitation to small coastal lowlands.
Terrain: Rugged, rocky, some low peaks; cliffs along most of coast

Climate: Mild winters, cool summers; usually overcast; foggy and windy.

Population: 49,053 (2022).
Ethnic groups: Scandinavian, descendants from Viking settlers who arrived in the 9th century.
Language: Faroese is the national language, rooted in Old Norse. Nordic languages are understood by most Faroese, and English is also widely spoken.
Religion: Evangelical Lutheran Church: 80% - Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren):10 %

Natural resources: Fish, whales, hydropower
Currency: Danish Krone (DKK)


The Faroe Islands are a small archipelago of 18 rugged and rocky islands north of the United Kingdom and southwest of Iceland. The island group is an autonomous country and one of the three countries constituting the Kingdom of Denmark.
The islands are the peaks of a submarine hogback in the Norway Basin.



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