Hósvík

Hósvík is a village in the . It has 340 inhabitants and is located on a bay on 's east-coast. The ferry to on island used to go from Hósvík, but was superseded by the Streymin Bridge between the islands.

Notable Places in the Area

Church
Photo: Erik Christensen, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Church
is situated 3½ km east of Hósvík. Photo: Erik Christensen, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

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

Village
is an abandoned village in the . is situated 4½ km southwest of Hósvík.

Village
is a village in the , located on the island of . is situated 4½ km southeast of Hósvík. Photo: Erik Christensen, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Hósvík

Latitude
62.1515° or 62° 9' 5.3" north
Longitude
-6.9468° or 6° 56' 48.5" west
Open Location Code
9CJM5323+H7
Population
281
Elevation
235 metres (771 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 29023748
Geo­Names ID
2619744
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Also Known As

  • Bavarian: Hósvík
  • Catalan: Hósvík
  • Chinese: 霍斯维克
  • Czech: Hósvík
  • Danish: Hósvík
  • Dutch: Hósvík
  • English: Hosvik
  • Faroese: Hósvík
  • French: Hósvík
  • German: Hósvík
  • Hungarian: Hósvík
  • Icelandic: Hósvík
  • Lithuanian: Hosvikas
  • Manx: Hósvík
  • Norwegian: Hósvík
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hósvík
  • Polish: Hósvík
  • Romanian: Hósvík
  • Swedish: Hósvík
  • Thorsvig
  • Torsvig

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