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Torkilsheyggjur in the region of Streymoy is a town located in Faroe Islands - some 5 mi (or 9 km) North of Tórshavn, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Torkilsheyggjur

Local time in Torkilsheyggjur is now 09:48 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Atlantic / Faroe" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tvoroyri, Torkilsheyggjur, Sevlendi, Sandur, Nes or Eystur. When in this area, you might want to check out Vidh Sjogv, Tórshavn, Toftir, Strendur, Soldarfjordhur and Hoyvík as well. We found some clips posted online. 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 8°C / 46 °F
Night Temperature 8°C / 46 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 82%
Air Pressure 1006.4 hPa
Wind Speed Gale with 32 km/h (20 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Sunday, 24th of February 2019
Light rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.
Light rain Day: 8°C (46 °F)
Night: 8°C (47 °F)
Monday, 25th of February 2019
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 8°C (46 °F)
Night: 9°C (48 °F)
Tuesday, 26th of February 2019
Light rain, fresh breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 8°C (47 °F)
Night: 7°C (45 °F)

Videos

Faroe Islands Hotel Føroyar

02:21 min ( October 17, 2009 by kovboyfilm)
Views: 18,598 - Rating: 5/5

Produced by KOVBOYFILM www.kovboyfilm.com +44 (020) 3286 9937

Go on a vacation Misa

02:34 min ( July 01, 2010 by theASHESpro)
Views: 18,106 - Rating: 4.93657/5

It took us 1 day to film it.. and 3 days to just CLIP AND EDIT IT! Studio 11 and movie maker were bitches! Anyway now we're finally done, so... here you go, everyone x) sorry for making you wait :D so...


Faroe Islands: Inner Hebrides to Faroe I...

07:33 min ( August 28, 2009 by bkhp81)
Views: 31,180 - Rating: 4.88889/5

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...

Where nature rules about the Faroe Islan...

06:10 min ( October 31, 2008 by elinhein1)
Views: 97,542 - Rating: 4.74107/5

OBS! WATCH THIS FILM IN BETTER QUALITY (and a proofread version) HERE: www.youtube.com For those who are interested in Pilot Whaling in the Faroe Islands, please note: Nothing will be achieved with ag...


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Upcomming Local Events

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

26
Feb
2019

Live Jazz At Hvonn

Beginning: 09:00 pm (21:00).
More on eventful.com.

29
Mar
2019

Stanley Samuelsen- Kári P.- Martin Joensen

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
More on eventful.com.


Interesting facts about this location

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 62.08, -6.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Populated places established in 1837, Populated places in the Faroe Islands

Lamba (Faroe Islands)

Lamba, is a small village in the bottom of the inlet Lambavík on the East coast of Eysturoy, Faroe Islands. There are similarly named places, Lamba in Shetland and Lambay in Ireland.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 62.08, -6.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Faroe Islands

Innan Glyvur

Innan Glyvur is a village in the Faroe Islands on the island of Eysturoy. It is on the west side of Skalafjørður. It was founded in 1884. Population: \t82 Postal code (Zip): \tFO 494 Location: \t\t{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:62|8|21|N|6|45|24|W| | |name= }} Municipality:\tSjóvar

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 62.08, -6.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Populated places established in 1884, Populated places in the Faroe Islands

Tórshavn Cathedral

Tórshavn Cathedral is the second oldest received church of the Faroe Islands, on Tinganes in the old town of Tórshavn. Painted white, and roofed with slate, it was established in 1788. The cathedral church lies in the north of the peninsula Tinganes and is one of the main attractions of the town. Like most churches of the country it belongs to the Evangelical-Lutheran national church of the Faroe Islands.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 62.08, -6.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Churches in the Faroe Islands, Lutheran cathedrals, Tórshavn

Tinganes

Tinganes is the historic location of the Faroese landsstýri (government), and is a part of Tórshavn. The name means "parliament jetty" or "parliament point" in Faroese. The parliament met here for the first time in the Viking ages when Norwegian colonists placed their Ting (parliament) here in 825. It is one of the oldest parliamentary meeting places in the world, along with Tynwald hill in the Isle of Man and Þingvellir in Iceland.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 62.08, -6.73 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Ting, Tórshavn

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