Capital: Tórshavn

Population: 50,360 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Danish Krone (DKK)

Official Languages: Faroese, Danish

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Scandinavian

Largest Cities: Tórshavn, Klaksvík, Hoyvík

Main Sport: Football, Athletics, Swimming

Political System: Self-Governing Overseas Territory of Denmark

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1) 

Maundy Thursday (March 24)

Good Friday (March 25)

Easter (March 27-28)

National Flag Day (April 25)

Prayer Day (May 1)

Ascension Day (May 5)

Whit Sunday-Monday (May 15-16)

St. Olav’s Day (July 29)

Christmas Eve (December 25)

Boxing Day (December 26)

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