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Faeroe Islands
(1,405 words)

Føroyar/Færøerne (The Faeroe Islands)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

49,900

Area

1,400 sq. km (540 sq. mi)

Population density

36/sq. km (92/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.38% (per 1,000: births 11, deaths 10)

Under 15 years

16%

Urban dwellers

42% (0.89% p.a.)

Capital city

Tórshavn 20,100

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

97% Faroese, 2% Danish

Peoples

97% Faeroe Islander; 3% Danish (Dane)

Cite this page
“Faeroe Islands”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02FRO>
First published online: 2020



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