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Tórshavnar Municipality (Tórshavn)

Tórshavn Municipality (Tórshavnar kommuna) is the municipality of the Faroese capital Tórshavn and its surroundings.

The municipality covers the southern half of Streymoy island and adjacent minor islands and has an area of 173 km 2 . It became an independent municipality in 1866 and is the largest in the Faroes. The municipality has a population of about 21,100 (June 2018) or 42.3% of the total population of the islands.

It contains the following towns and villages:

* Tórshavn

* Argir

* Hoyvík

* Hvítanes

* Kaldbak

* Kaldbaksbotnur

* Kirkjubøur 

Map - Tórshavnar Municipality (Tórshavn)

Latitude / Longitude : 62° 3' 0" N / 7° 7' 0" W | Time zone : UTC+0:0 / UTC+1 | Currency : DKK | Telephone : 298  

Country - Faroe Island

The Faroe Islands (Føroyar, ; Færøerne, ), or the Faeroe Islands—a North Atlantic archipelago located 200 mi north-northwest of the United Kingdom and about halfway between Norway and Iceland—are an autonomous country of the Kingdom of Denmark. Total area is about 540 sqmi with a population of 50,322 in October 2017.

The terrain is rugged; the climate is subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc)—windy, wet, cloudy, and cool. Temperatures average above freezing throughout the year because of the Gulf Stream.
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