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Revision as of 15:56, 1 April 2007

Tórshavn is the capital of the Faroe Islands.

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Understand

The city was founded in the 10th century and named after Thor, the god of thunder and lightning in Norse mythology. Currently the city has a population of around 20,000.

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See

  • Faroese løgting (The Faronese parliament), Tinganes. An impressive structure of dark red structure with a green roof locaed on the water front. The parliament has been meeting at this site since 900AD.
  • Tórshavn Cathedral. An attractive white building with clock tower - established in 1788.

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