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Explore Eidi in Faroe Islands.

Eidi in the region of Eysturoy with it's 634 inhabitants is a town in Faroe Islands - some 23 mi (or 36 km) North-West of Tórshavn, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Eidi

Current time in Eidi is now 02:46 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Atlantic / Faroe" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Vestmanna, Tvoroyri, Tórshavn, Streymnes, Sandur or Eystur. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tjornuvik, Svinair, Saksun, Ljosa, Langasandur and Eidi. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

9°C / 48 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 9°C / 48 °F
Evening Temperature 9°C / 48 °F
Night Temperature 9°C / 48 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 85%
Air Pressure 1013.2 hPa
Wind Speed High wind, near gale with 23 km/h (14 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 23rd of February 2019
Light rain, gale, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 9°C (48 °F)
Night: 8°C (47 °F)
Sunday, 24th of February 2019
Moderate rain, strong breeze, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 8°C (47 °F)
Night: 9°C (47 °F)
Monday, 25th of February 2019
Light rain, strong breeze, overcast clouds.
Light rain Day: 9°C (48 °F)
Night: 8°C (46 °F)

Videos

Ljósá

02:01 min ( January 10, 2010 by Elvi Joensen)
Views: 1,269 - Rating: 5/5

Dive trip with Dive.fo / Kavaraskulin.fo in Ljósá in Eysturoy on the Faroe Islands

Faroe Islands view from Slættaratindur ...

00:31 min ( August 08, 2009 by FaroeVids)
Views: 1,382 - Rating: 5/5

Faroe Islands view from Slættaratindur highest mountain at 882m en.wikipedia.org


Tempo Sachs i Saksun

00:58 min ( February 09, 2010 by TORGEIRBAATNES)
Views: 1,049 - Rating: 4.5/5

In 2002 a friend of mine and I did a road trip to the Faroe Islands (Færøyane) and Shetland - a magnificent trip! This small video clip is shot in Saksun on Streymoy, a beautiful spot west in the Fa...

Faroe Islands Eystruroy - Eidi

00:48 min ( July 28, 2012 by bogmar11)
Views: 20 - Rating: 0/5

Eystruroy - Eidi 19.r


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Interesting facts about this location

Risin og Kellingin

Risin og Kellingin (Risin and Kellingin) are two sea stacks just off the northern coast of the island of Eysturoy in the Faroe Islands close to the town of Eiði. The name Risin og Kellingin means The Giant and the Witch (or Hag) and relates to an old legend about their origins. The Giant (Risin) is the 71m stack further from the coast, and the witch (Kellingin) is the 68m pointed stack nearer land, standing with her legs apart.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 62.3, -7.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Anthropomorphic geographic features, Landforms of the Faroe Islands, Stacks (geology)

LORAN-C transmitter Ejde

LORAN-C transmitter Ejde is the Master station of the Ejde LORAN-C Chain (GRI 9007). It uses a transmission power of 400 kW. Ejde LORAN-C transmitter, situated near Eiði at . Ejde LORAN-C transmitter uses as antenna a 190.5 metre (625 ft) tall mast radiator. In 1962 the mast of LORAN-C transmitter Ejde collapsed as a result of a slipping guy.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 62.3, -7.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in the Faroe Islands, LORAN-C transmitters

Ljósá

Ljósá is a village on the west coast of the Faroese island of Eysturoy in the Eiðis municipality. The 2005 population was 33. Its postal code is FO 466. It was founded in 1840. {{#invoke: Gallery | gallery}}

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 62.3, -7.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Faroe Islands

Langasandur

Langasandur is a village located at 62°14′14″N, 7°3′13″W on the Faroese island of Streymoy in the municipality of Sunda. The 2012 population was 43. Its postal code is FO 438. There was a whaling station just south of the village of Langasandur, in a place called Gjánoyri. It was built in 1894 by Norwegians and was the first whaling station in the Faroe Islands. It closed down in 1925.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 62.3, -7.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Faroe Islands

Saksun

Saksun is a village near the north-west coast of the Faroese island of Streymoy. Population: 34 Postal code (Zip): FO 436 Location: {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:62|14|56|N|7|10|33|W| | |name= }} Municipality: Saksunar Saksun lies in the bottom of what used to be an inlet of the sea, surrounded by high mountains. The inlet formed a good deep natural harbour, until a storm blocked the inlet with sand.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 62.3, -7.09 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Faroe Islands

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