Streymoy is the largest of the . The 22,600 inhabitants make up nearly half of the population of the Faroe Islands. Like the rest of the Faroe Islands Streymoy is served by Vágar Airport , located on the island of which neighbors Streymoy to the west.


is the capital of the . The city was founded in the 10th century and named after Thor, the god of thunder and lightning in Norse mythology.

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Danish: Strømø Syssel, English: Streymoy region, Faroese: Streymoyar sýsla, French: Streymoy, German: Streymoy, Italian: Streymoy, Portuguese: Streymoy, Spanish: Streymoy, Streymoyar Sysla
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