Tórshavn

Tórshavn is the capital of the . At the foot of a mountain range, the archipelago's largest city is home to a population of merely 20,000, but despite its small size has a long history dating back as far as AD 850.
Photo: Stig Nygaard, CC BY 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Fort
is a historic fortress in Tórshavn, the capital of the . Photo: Erik Christensen, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
The Nordic House is a cultural institution in the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5 dk.

Church
is the second oldest received church of the , on Tinganes in the old town of Tórshavn. Photo: Erik Christensen, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Pitch
is a football stadium on the sport site of in Tórshavn, the capital of the . Photo: EileenSanda, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Village
Tórshavn is the capital of the . At the foot of a mountain range, the archipelago's largest city is home to a population of merely 20,000, but despite its small size has a long history dating back as far as AD 850. Photo: EileenSanda, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Village
is a village in the . most likely takes its name from Old Irish airge meaning summer pasture; several placenames in Faroe carry the same name with this meaning. Photo: EileenSanda, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Village
is a village in the . It is on 's east coast, northeast of and Tórshavn. is situated 3½ km north of Tórshavn. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Tórshavn

Latitude
62.012° or 62° 0' 43.2" north
Longitude
-6.768° or 6° 46' 4.8" west
Open Location Code
9CJM266J+RQ
Population
12,600
United Nations Location Code
FO THO
Elevation
1 metre (3 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 29023813
Geo­Names ID
2611396
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Tórshavn
  • Albanian: Tórshavn
  • Arabic: Tórshavn
  • Arabic: تورسهافن
  • Arabic: توشهافن
  • Aragonese: Tórshavn
  • Armenian: Տորսհավն
  • Asturian; Bable: Thorshavn
  • Asturian; Bable: Tórsḥavn
  • Azerbaijani: Torshavn
  • Basque: Tórshavn
  • Bavarian: Tórshavn
  • Belarusian: Торсгаўн
  • Belarusian: Торсхаўн
  • Bosnian: Tórshavn
  • Breton: Tórshavn
  • Bulgarian: Торсхавн
  • Catalan: Tórshavn
  • Central Kurdish: تۆرشاون
  • Central Kurdish: تۆسھاون
  • Chechen: Торсхавн
  • Chinese: Tórshavn
  • Chinese: 托尔斯港
  • Chinese: 托爾斯港
  • Chinese: 雷神港
  • Cornish: Tórshavn
  • Croatian: Tórshavn
  • Czech: Tórshavn
  • Danish: Thorshavn
  • Danish: Tórshavn
  • Dimli: Tórshavn
  • Dutch: Tórshavn
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: توشهافن
  • English, Old (ca.450-1100): Þunreshæfen
  • English: Thorshavn
  • English: Torshavn
  • Esperanto: Thorshavn
  • Esperanto: Torhaveno
  • Esperanto: Torshavn
  • Esperanto: Torŝavno
  • Esperanto: Tórshavn
  • Estonian: Tórshavn
  • Ewe: Tórshavn
  • Faroese: Tórshavn
  • Finnish: Thorshavn
  • Finnish: Torshavn
  • Finnish: Tórshavn
  • French: Tórshavn
  • Frisian: Tórshavn
  • Gaelic (Scots): Tórshavn
  • Gallegan: Tórshavn
  • Georgian: ტორსჰავნი
  • German: Thorshaven
  • German: Thorshavn
  • German: Torshavn
  • German: Tórshavn
  • Greek: Tórshavn
  • Greek: Τόρσχαβν
  • Hebrew: טורסהאבן
  • Hungarian: Thorshavn
  • Hungarian: Tórshavn
  • Icelandic: Þórshöfn
  • Ido: Tórshavn
  • Indonesian: Torshavn
  • Indonesian: Tórshavn
  • Irish: Tórshavn
  • Italian: Tórshavn
  • Japanese: トースハウン
  • Kalaallisut: Tórshavn
  • Kazakh: Торшгавн
  • Komi: Торшхавн
  • Korean: 토르스하운
  • Latin: Thori Portus
  • Latvian: Touršhavna
  • Ligurian: Torshavn
  • Lithuanian: Torshaunas
  • Lombard: Tórshavn
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Thorshoaven
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Tórshavn
  • Macedonian: Торсхавн
  • Malagasy: Tórshavn
  • Maltese: Tórshavn
  • Manx: Tórshavn
  • Maori: Tórshavn
  • Min Nan Chinese: Tórshavn
  • Northern Frisian: Tórshavn
  • Northern Sami: Tórshavn
  • Norwegian: Tórshavn
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Tórshavn
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Tórshavn
  • Novial: Tórshavn
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Tórshavn
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Торсхавн
  • Panjabi: ਥੋਸ਼ਾਊਨ
  • Persian: توشهاون
  • Piemontese: Tórshavn
  • Polish: Thorshavn
  • Polish: Tórshavn
  • Portuguese: Thorshavn
  • Portuguese: Tórshavn
  • Romanian: Thorshavn
  • Romanian: Torshavn
  • Romanian: Tórshavn
  • Russian: Торсхавн
  • Sardinian: Tórshavn
  • Saterfriesisch: Tórshavn
  • Scots: Tórshavn
  • Serbian: Торсхавн
  • Serbo-Croatian: Tórshavn
  • Slovak: Tórshavn
  • Slovenian: Tórshavn
  • Spanish: Torshavn
  • Spanish: Tórshavn
  • Swedish: Torshamn
  • Swedish: Torshavn
  • Swedish: Tórshavn
  • Tamil: டோர்சான்
  • Tatar: Торсһавн
  • Thai: ทอร์สเฮาน์
  • Turkish: Tórshavn
  • Udmurt: Торсхавн
  • Ukrainian: Торсгавн
  • Urdu: تورشھاون
  • Vietnamese: Tórshavn
  • Waray (Philippines): Tórshavn
  • Welsh: Tórshavn
  • Wu Chinese: 托尔斯港
  • Yoruba: Tórshavn
  • Yue Chinese: 雷神港
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