Faroe Islands flag information
Description flag of Faroe Islands
white with a red cross outlined in blue extending to the edges of the flag; the vertical part of the cross is shifted toward the hoist side in the style of the Dannebrog (Danish flag)
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Faroese (singular and plural) (noun) Foroyar (adjective)
Faroese (derived from Old Norse), Danish
48,668 ranked 210, (data 2008)
archipelago of 17 inhabited islands and one uninhabited island, and a few uninhabited islets; strategically located along important sea lanes in northeastern Atlantic; precipitous terrain limits habitation to small coastal lowlands. The lowest point is Atlantic Ocean 0 m.
Coastline 1,117 km.
none (part of the Kingdom of Denmark; self-governing overseas administrative division of Denmark); there are no first-order administrative divisions as defined by the US Government, but there are 34 municipalities
none (part of the Kingdom of Denmark; self-governing overseas administrative division of Denmark)