Faroe Islands (Denmark)
The Faroe Islands are self-governing territories of Denmark. They consist of an island group located between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean. Covering an area of approximately 1,400 sq km and with 1,117 km of coastline, the Faroe Islands have a terrain that is rugged and rocky. Torshavn is the capital, with a time zone aligned with GMT. The currency is the Danish krone, and exports include fish, fish products and marine vessels. The population of approximately 48,900 people comprises an ethnic makeup that is almost entirely Scandinavian. The primary languages are Faroese (derived from Old Norse) and Danish, and the predominant religion is Christianity.