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Delve into Argir in Faroe Islands!

Argir in the region of Streymoy with it's 1,871 residents is located in Faroe Islands close to Tórshavn, the country's capital.

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Current time in Argir is now 07:21 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Atlantic / Faroe" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Vidh Sjogv, Velbastadhur, Tvoroyri, Torkilsheyggjur, Toftir or Eystur. While being here, make sure to check out Tórshavn, Sund, Kirkjubøur, Kaldbak, Hvitanes and Millum Gilja as well. We discovered 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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Faroe Islands: Inner Hebrides to Faroe I...

07:33 min ( August 28, 2009 by bkhp81)
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Join the Faroe Islands group on Facebook here and find out where you can see the full video: www.facebook.com Coast heads high into the wild Atlantic to the majestic Faroe Islands, where Neil Oliver d...

Tórshavn Vágsbotn marina

01:42 min ( September 17, 2009 by kovboyfilm)
Views: 15,516 - Rating: 4.87097/5

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Faroe Islands Hvonn

01:49 min ( April 20, 2010 by kovboyfilm)
Views: 8,955 - Rating: 4.29412/5

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Brigitte Bardot in Tórshavn

01:36 min ( July 20, 2011 by visitFaroes)
Views: 8,475 - Rating: 2.86364/5

A quick short interview with Peter Hammarstedt about sea shepherd in the Faroe Islands Facebook: Facebook.com


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Argir during the next days.

28
May
2019

Live Jazz At Hvonn

Beginning: 09:00 pm (21:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

List of islands of the Faroe Islands

This is a list of islands of the Faroe Islands. There are 18 islands, of which Lítla Dímun is the only one uninhabited. Besides these 18 islands there are also several islets and skerries in the Faroes. Borðoy Eysturoy Fugloy Hestur Kalsoy Koltur Kunoy Lítla Dímun Mykines Nólsoy Sandoy Skúvoy Stóra Dímun Streymoy Suðuroy Svínoy Vágar Viðoy

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Located at 62, -6.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Faroe Islands-related lists, Islands of the Faroe Islands, Lists of islands

Argir

Argir is a village in the Faroe Islands. Population: \t 1907 Postal code (Zip). \tFO 160 Location: \t\t{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:61.98|N|6.75|W||||| | |name= }} Municipality: Tórshavnar kommuna Football team: AB Argir most likely takes its name from Old Irish airge meaning summer pasture. ; several placenames in Faroe carry the same name with this meaning. Once a village south of Tórshavn, Argir has grown and is now merged with Tórshavn.

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Located at 62, -6.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Populated coastal places in the Faroe Islands, Populated places in the Faroe Islands

Kirkjubøargarður

Kirkjubøargarður (Faroese for Yard of Kirkjubøur, also known as King's Farm) is one of the oldest still inhabited wooden houses of the world. The farm itself has always been the largest in the Faroe Islands. The old farmhouse of Kirkjubøur dates back to the 11th century. It was the episcopal residence and seminary of the Diocese of the Faroe Islands, from about 1100.

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Located at 62, -6.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Living museums, Museums in the Faroe Islands, Open air museums

Hvítanes

Hvítanes is a village in the Faroe Islands, noted for its beauty. It is on Streymoy's east coast, northeast of Hoyvík and Tórshavn. Its name means "White Point" in Faroese. Population: \t99 Postal code (Zip): \tFO 187 Location: \t\t{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:62|02|48|N|6|46|10|W| | |name= }} Municipality:\tTórshavnar Hvítanes is located in a little bay with a stone beach and a harbour where the small boats can be pulled up a ramp out of reach of the sometimes destructive sea.

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Located at 62, -6.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Populated places established in 1837, Populated places in the Faroe Islands

Kaldbak

Kaldbak is a village in the Faroe Islands, on Streymoy's east coast. Population: \t219 Postal code (Zip): \tFO 180 Location: \t\t{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:62|3|47|N|6|49|34|W| | |name= }} Municipality:\tTorshavnar Excavations show that Kaldbak was inhabited already in the 11th century. The village current was only connected to the road system of Streymoy in 1980. The parish church in Kaldbak was built in 1835.

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Located at 62, -6.77 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Faroe Islands