Eystur Municipality (Eysturkommuna) is a municipality (kommuna) in the Faroe Islands.
|State||Kingdom of Denmark|
|Constituent country||Faroe Islands|
|• Total||42 km2 (16 sq mi)|
|• Density||54/km2 (140/sq mi)|
In Faroese, eystur means east and so the municipality is East Municipality. It covers an eastern part of the island of Eysturoy. It was created on 1 January 2009 from the merger of Leirvík and Gøta municipalities. It includes the villages of Norðragøta (the administrative centre), Leirvík, Gøtueiði, Gøtugjógv and Syðrugøta, as well as other small settlements.
- Population, municipalities and villages Statistics Faroe Islands