Strendur (Danish: Strænder) is a village on the Faroese island of Eysturoy, located along the Skálafjørður fjord. It is the seat and main settlement of the Sjóvar Municipality.

Strendur
Village
Strendur at the Skálafjørður, Eysturoy, Faroe Islands
Strendur at the Skálafjørður, Eysturoy, Faroe Islands
Strendur is located in Denmark Faroe Islands
Strendur
Strendur
Location in the Faroe Islands
Coordinates: 62°6′46″N 6°45′23″W / 62.11278°N 6.75639°W / 62.11278; -6.75639Coordinates: 62°6′46″N 6°45′23″W / 62.11278°N 6.75639°W / 62.11278; -6.75639
State Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent country Faroe Islands
IslandEysturoy
MunicipalitySjóvar Municipality
Population
 (March 2022)[1]
 • Total948
Time zoneGMT
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (EST)
Postal code
FO 490
ClimateCfc

The 2012 population was 785. Its postal code is FO 490. Strendur means beaches or strands in the Faroese language.[2]

The village is connected by road to Selatrað, Skáli and the rest of Eysturoy, and via the Eysturoyartunnilin to Runavík and Tórshavn.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Population, municipalities and villages Statistics Faroe Islands
  2. ^ Brandt, Don (2006). More Stamps and Story of the Faroe Islands (PDF). Vol. 1. Tórshavn: Postverk Føroya. p. 37. ISBN 99918-3-191-6. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-09-27. Retrieved 2008-09-04.

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