Slættanes is a village on the island of in the western Faroes, which is now abandoned and only used as summer homes. Slættanes, like the also-abandoned village of , is on the northern coast of the island.

Localities in the Area

Streymoy is the largest of the . The 24,700 inhabitants make up nearly half of the population of the Faroe Islands. is situated 4 km east of Slættanes. Photo: Erik Christensen, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a village on the Faroese island of located in Kvívík Municipality. is situated 5 km east of Slættanes. Photo: EileenSanda, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Víkar is an abandoned village in the on the north coast of the island of . is situated 8 km southwest of Slættanes. Photo: latzenhofer, CC BY-SA 2.0.


62.1552° or 62° 9' 18.8" north
-7.244° or 7° 14' 38.2" west
4 metres (13 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 302102313
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Catalan: Slættanes
  • Danish: Slættanes
  • Dutch: Slaettanes
  • Dutch: Slættanes
  • English: Slaettanes
  • Faroese: Slættanes
  • French: Slættanes
  • German: Slættanes
  • Norwegian: Slættanes
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Slættanes
  • Polish: Slættanes
  • Slettenæs

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