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Faroe Islands

Faroe Islands
  • Capital

    Capital

    Torshavn

  • Local time

    Local time

    18:44

  • Population

    Population

    50 322

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +298

  • Currency

    Currency

    kr DKK (krone)

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Faroe Islands

Faroe Islands
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Torshavn

  • Local time

    Local time

    18:44

  • Population

    Population

    50 322

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +298

  • Currency

    Currency

    kr DKK (krone)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 2 470

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.48 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    1 472mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    1 399 km2

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    2%

Population

  • Languages

    Languages

    Faroese
    Danish

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    fishing, fish processing, ship repair, handicrafts

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    milk, potatoes, vegetables, sheep, salmon, other fish

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    fish, whales, hydropower, oil and gas

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    fish, whales, hydropower, oil and gas

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    6%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    598kt

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What not to do when visiting Faroe Islands

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Marker Faroe Islands
Business & Communication

Don’t feel obliged to make formalities in casual conversations - they are initiated and closed with expressions such as "Good day" and "Farewell" without formalities as handshaking or kissing. People face each other slightly obliquely.

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Business & Communication

Don’t forget to handshake when greeting (men). Women usually greet with light kisses on both cheeks (”air kisses” where you just touch cheeks and kiss the air), a handshake is common on first meeting. Eye contact is important.

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Marker Europe
Business & Communication

Don't smack or slurp - it's not appreciated.

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Marker Europe
Business & Communication

Don't avoid eye contact business and personal conversations. It's a sign of courtesy.

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Social Events

Don't forget to disrobe completely before you sauna - bring a towel (only) if you are shy.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't enter buses, trains or similar before everyone who wants to get out has done so.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't forget to wear reflectors when riding a bike or walking at dark.

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