Eysturoy is part of the in the North Atlantic. Eysturoy, meaning East island (pronounced ['estroi], is the second-largest island in the Faroe Islands, both in size and population.

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is a village in , is in the far north-west of Eysturoy and the road goes left just after the 'bridge across the Atlantic.

is a town in in the Faroe Islands.

The small picturesque settlement of on the north of the island has become a popular place for tourists to visit in recent years.

is a village in , Bus By car from Streymoy, take the long tunnel under Eysturoy and then the road north to Gjogv, the turning for Oyndarfjøðrur is signed, a beautiful drive past hanging valleys.


  • Type:  Island
  • Location:  , ,
  • Population:  10,800
  • Latitude of center:  62° 12' 56.8" (62.2158°) north
  • Longitude of center:  6° 52' 39" (6.8775°) west
  • Elevation:  147 meters (482 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Eysturoy
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Eysturoy

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Hebrew:  אסטורוי Serbian:  Естрои Østerø

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