Travel Information for Faroe Islands
Time zone:GMT 0 (Greenwich mean time)
Daylight savings:GMT +1hr, begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October
Main languages:Faroese, Danish
Currency: Danish kroner (DKK)

1 = kr7.44, $1 = kr6.67, £1 = kr8.87

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.foInternational Dialling Code:    298

For help planning your trip to Faroe Islands including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Faroe Islands trip planning page.

Further information on Faroe Islands

Discover more about Faroe Islands - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of faroe_islands

Total area: 1,393 sq km (0 sq km under water)

Coastline: 1,117 km (Atlantic Ocean, Norwegian Sea)

Neighbours (border lengths): No land borders

Highest mountain: Slaettaratindur (882m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Faroe Islands from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

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Overall Ranking:    -

Other Data & Links

Status: Territory of Denmark

Population: 49,947     Density: 35.8 people/sq km

Ethnic groups: Scandinavian

Religions: Evangelical Lutheran 83.8%, other and unspecified 16.2% (2006 administrative data)

GDP (PPP): $1.47 billion       GDP per capita: $30,500

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.