0 Likes

Tórshavn Municipality stand at the Fish Expo Faroes 2009
Faroe Islands

This one of Europe´s most important venues - Fish Expo Faroes. This is the meeting place for the commercial fishing industry where skippers, ship owners and service providors gather to source new products and network with industry colleagues.

Copyright: Olavur Frederiksen Www.Faroephoto.Com
Typ: Spherical
Upplösning: 7272x3636
Uppladdad: 27/05/2009
Uppdaterad: 14/07/2014
Visningar:

...


Tags: torshavn; gundadalur; tent; municipality; stand; fish; expo-faroes; faroe; fishing; industry; ikon; xpro; petur mohr reinert; streymoy
comments powered by Disqus

Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
Vikmars Stand At The Fish Expo Faroes 2009
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
Vidarlundin Is A Park In Torshavn
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
Vidalundin Is A Park In Torshavn
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
The Nordic House
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
The Nordic House
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
National radio Utvarp Foroya
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
Torshavn
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
Svartifossur Waterfall Torshavn
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
Hoyvikstjorn
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
Steinatun
Rúni Bang Larsen
Svartifoss
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
The Kongaminni King S Monument
Ivor Linington
Duxford 3 1
liubin
Panorama tmp 909
Martin Hertel
Welcome to Octoberfest
Clay Morehead
The Inconvenience Mall
Kolosov Mikhail
Ukraine-Nikolaev-televishka-1-KolosovM
Katsunori Takamatsu
Large Helical Device
Vladislav Moskvin
Callao Madrid
Kyu-Yong Choi
seorak mountain temple Oseam ㅣ설악산 오세암
Dan Bailey
Grand Bazaar
Arroz Marisco
On the Ridge above Imja Tsho
wongchichuen
Canton Rd Shopping Area(尖沙咀廣東道), Tsim Sha Tsui
Robert Koestler
My Greenhouse
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
Leynar
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
The Nordic House
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
Church In Famjin Suduroy
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
On A Hill Above The Village of Sydradalur
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
Vesturkirkjan-The West Church
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
Elduvik Is A Cosy Little Village
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
Lighthouse On Bordan
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
Bour Is A Small Village On Vagar Island
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
Vinnuhaskulin
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
On top of the tower at the radio amateur club station in Torshavn OY6FRA
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
Kaldbak Church
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
Faroese Amateur Club Station Oy6fra
Mer om Faroe Islands

Location and size Situated in the heart of the Gulf Stream in the North Atlantic at 62°00’N, the Faroe Islands lie northwest of Scotland and halfway between Iceland and Norway. The archipelago is composed of 18 islands covering 1399 km2 (545.3 sq.miles) and is 113 km (70 miles) long and 75 km (47 miles) wide, roughly in the shape of an arrowhead. There are 1100 km (687 miles) of coastline and at no time is one more than 5 km (3 miles) away from the ocean. The highest mountain is 882 m (2883 ft) above sea level and the average height above sea level for the country is 300 m (982 ft).   Climate The weather is maritime and quite changeable, from moments of brilliant sunshine to misty hill fog, to showers. The Gulf Stream encircling the islands tempers the climate. The harbours never freeze and the temperature in winter time is very moderate considering the high latitude. Snowfall occurs, but is shortlived. The average temperature ranges from 3°C in winter to 11°C in the summer. In sheltered areas, the temperature can be much higher, but the air is always fresh and clean no matter what the season.   Population The population is 48.520 (1st April 2008). About 19,400 people live in the metropolitan area which comprises Tórshavn, Kirkjubøur, Velbastaður, Nólsoy, Hestur, Koltur, Hoyvík, Argir, Kaldbak, Kaldbaksbotnur, Norðradalur, Syðradalur, Hvítanes, Sund, Kollafjørður, Signabøur and Oyrareingir, while about 4,700 people live in Klaksvík, the second largest town in the Faroe Islands.   Form of Government Since 1948, the Faroe Islands have been a self governing region of the Kingdom of Denmark. It has its own parliament and its own flag. It is not, however, a member of the European Union and all trade is governed by special treaties.   Languages Spoken Faroese is the national language and is rooted in Old Norse. Nordic languages are readily understood by most Faroese, and English is also widely spoken, especially among the younger people.   Religion Religion plays an important part in Faroese culture and over 80% of the population belong to the established church, the EvangelicalLutheran. 10% of the population belong to the Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren).   Industry The fishing industry is the most important source of income for the Faroes. Fish products account for over 97% of the export volume. Tourism is the second largest industry, followed by woollen and other manufactured products.