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

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

Fort
is a historic fortress in Tórshavn, the capital of the . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

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. is situated 2½ km north of Tórshavn. 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. is situated 1½ km south of Tórshavn. 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.

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