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Tórshavn is the capital of the Faroe Islands.


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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  • 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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