Where is Faroe Islands and what is its population? What language does Faroe Islands speak and what is it famous for? Where is Faroe Islands located?
The Faroe Islands are a union of islands in the North Atlantic.
Located 200 km northwest of the United Kingdom, between Norway and Iceland, the autonomous country is part of the Kingdom of Denmark together with Greenland.
This small place, which is little known in the world, was introduced to Turkey yesterday with the defeat suffered by our National Football Team. The host Faroe Islands won the match played at Torsvollur Stadium with a score of 2-1.
Here are the most interesting facts…
WHAT IS THE POPULATION OF FAROE ISLANDS?
Faroe Islands consists of 18 archipelagos. The total area of the region is 1400 km2.
50 thousand people representing 80 different nationalities live in the Faroe Islands, and the traditional dishes of the Faroe Islands are usually meat dishes such as wind-dried fish, fermented lamb, whale and sheep.
The flag of the Faroe Islands is the flag of the Faroe Islands, which has been used since July 5, 1959. The flag consists of a red Scandinavian cross surrounded by blue on a white background.
WHICH COUNTRY IS THE FAREO ISLANDS PART OF?
After centuries of Norwegian rule, the Faroe Islands were captured by the Danes in the 1800s. However, during World War II, when the Nazis invaded Denmark, the Faroe Islands came under British control. After the war ended, Faroe began to think about independence. In a referendum held on September 14, 1946, 50.7 percent of voters voted for independence.
Then, on September 18, the president of Logting, the islands’ unicameral parliament, declared the territory’s independence. However, the Danish government canceled this declaration. To ensure that the territory remained under Danish control, King Christian X of Denmark dissolved the Logting parliament on September 25. The Faroee Islands’ declaration of independence lasted only 11 days.
TO UNDERSTAND THE FAROE ISLANDS…
There are only two fast-food outlets on the islands; Burger King and Sunset Boulevard, a Danish fast-food chain.
There is only one 12-cell prison in the region.
Only 3 traffic lights in Fareo.
WHAT IS FAREO ISLANDS FAMOUS FOR?
The Faroe, also known as the “Goat country” because it is famous for its goats, has a population of approximately 50 thousand people and nearly 80 thousand goats.
In addition, fish varieties have a great place in the Islands cuisine where seafood is mainly consumed.