Map of Faroe Islands
The Faroe Islands are an archipelago located in the northern Atlantic Ocean, between Iceland and Norway. The islands have a rugged coastline with rocky cliffs, and the interior is mountainous. There are 18 main islands, and the capital city is Torshavn. The population of the Faroe Islands is just over 50,000. The people of the Faroe Islands have their own language, called Faroese, and their own unique culture. The islands are best known for their dramatic scenery, which includes towering sea cliffs, pristine beaches, and picturesque villages. Visitors to the Faroe Islands can enjoy hiking, biking, birdwatching, and whale watching. With its breathtaking landscapes and friendly people, the Faroe Islands is a truly special place to visit.