What is the Latitude and Longitude on Faroe Islands?
Latitude of Faroe Islands is:62 and Longitude of Faroe Islands is: -7
Faroe Islands is an archipelago of islands placed between Norwegian Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. This island country is under the ownership of Kingdom of Denmark. However, it is declared as a self-governing country. Denmark mainly looks over the defense and foreign affairs.
Located at the geographical coordinates of 62° North and 7° West, Faroe Islands are spread over an area of 1,399 square kilometers. The population of 48,917 makes up for this nation. The total number of islands in this archipelago is 18. Northern and western isle of Scotland is in its closest vicinity. Faroe Islands do not share their land boundary with any other country. There is a small variation in temperature of summer and winter. Summers are generally cooler with maximum temperature going up to 15° C. Winters are milder and very pleasant. The plains of the island are rugged and rocky.
Whaling in Faroe Islands is considered as both, an occupation and a cultural practice. Annually, a large number of pilot whales are hunted. The fishing industry employs the higher percentage of working population. Denmark also provides Faroe Islands with some aid.
Culture in Faroe Islands is highly influenced by Nordic and Scandinavian culture. Symphony Orchestra of the Faroe Islands has given their music its own identity.
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