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ID: 7004167
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004167

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Føroyar (dependent state)  Føroyar (dependent state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 62 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 62.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 007 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -7.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Located in northern Atlantic between Iceland and the Shetland Islands; first settled by Irish monks 8th century, site of Norse settlements from ca. 800; ruled by Norway from ca. 1000, possession of Denmark from 1380; most inhabitants live in coastal villages; languages are Faeroese (a Germanic language related to Icelandic) and Danish.

Names:
Føroyar (preferred,C,V,Welsh)
Føroyar (Croatian)
Føroyar (Faroese-P,U,N)
Færøerne (C,V,Danish-P,U,N)
Faerøyene (C,O,Norwegian (Nynorsk)-P,U,N)
Faeroe Islands (C,O,English-P,U,N)
Faroe Islands (C,O,English,U,N)
Faroe Islands (Malay (macrolanguage))
Faeroes (C,O,English,U,N)
Îles Féroé (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Féroé (C,O,French,U,N)
Färöer (C,O,German-P,U,N)
Färöer (Upper Sorbian)
Islas Feroé (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
Faeroe, Ilhas (C,O,Portuguese-P,U,N)
FRO (C,O,ISO3L)
FO (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO234 (C,O,ISO3N)
FO00 (C,O,FIPS)
Faroese (C,V)
Faroe Islander (C,V)
Fääri saared (C,U,Estonian)
Fæaerøoerne (C,U)
Færeyjar (C,U,Icelandic)
Faero (C,U,Breton)
Faeröer (C,U,Dutch)
Faeröer (Limburgan)
Færøyane (C,U,Norwegian (Nynorsk))
Færøyene (C,U,Norwegian (Bokmål))
Færøyene (Norwegian)
Faerské ostrovy (C,U,Czech)
Faerské ostrovy (Slovak)
Farerų salos (C,U,Lithuanian)
Faro Adaları (C,U,O,Azerbaijani)
Färöarna (C,U,Swedish)
Faroe Adaları (C,U,Turkish)
Faroëreilande (C,U,Afrikaans)
Färöer-Inseln (C,U,German)
Faroe ƒudomekpowo nutome (C,U,Ewe)
Faroe uharteak (C,U,Basque)
Färsaaret (C,U,Finnish)
Farska ostrva (C,U,Bosnian)
Farski Otoci (C,U,Croatian)
Fearsullot (C,U,Northern Sami)
Feroe nga Islas (C,U,Waray (Philippines))
Feröer (C,U,Magyar (Hungarian))
Feröer-szigetek (C,U,Magyar (Hungarian))
Feroe Uharteak (C,U,Basque)
Ferooj (C,U,Esperanto)
Ferski otoki (C,U,Slovene)
Fersko otočje (C,U,Slovene)
Fēru salas (C,U,Latvian)
Giravên Faroe (C,U,Kurdish)
Gżejjer Faroe (C,U,Maltese)
i-Faroe Islands (C,U,Zulu)
Iles Fèroè (C,U,Arpitan)
Iles Féroé (C,U,French)
Ilhas Faroe (C,U,Portuguese)
Ilhas Feroé (C,U,Portuguese)
Illas Feròe (C,U,Occitan)
Illas Feroé (C,U,Occitan)
Illas Feroe (C,U,Galician)
Illas Feroe - Føroyar (C,U,Galician)
Illes Fèroe (C,U,Catalan)
Inizi Faero (C,U,Breton)
Inslas Feroe (C,U,Romansh)
Insulas Feroe (C,U,Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association))
Insulele Faroe (C,U,Romanian)
Insulele Feroe (C,U,Romanian)
Ishujt Faroe (C,U,Albanian)
Islas Feroe (C,U,Spanish)
Islles Feroe (C,U,Asturian)
Isole Fær Øer (C,U,Italian)
Isole Faroe (C,U,Italian)
Kepulauan Faroe (C,U,Indonesian)
Oileáin Fharó (C,U,Irish Gaelic)
ʻOtumotu Felou (C,U,Tonga (Tonga Islands))
Quần Đảo Faroe (C,U,Vietnamese)
Savalimmiut (C,U,Greenlandic)
Visiwa vya Faroe (C,U,Swahili (generic))
Wyspy Owcze (C,U,Polish)
Ynysoedd Ffaröe (C,U,Welsh)
Ynysow Faroe (C,U,Cornish)
Фарски Острови (C,U,Macedonian)
法罗群岛 (C,U,Chinese)
Фарска Острва (C,U,Serbian)
หมู่เกาะแฟโร (C,U,Thai)
페로 제도 (C,U,Korean)
Фарер аралдары (C,U,Kazakh)
Фарерські острови (C,U,Ukrainian)
フェロー諸島 (C,U,Japanese)
جزر فارو (C,U,Arabic)
ፋሮ ደሴቶች (C,U,Amharic)
Νήσοι Φερόες (C,U,Greek)
איי פארו (C,U,Hebrew )
Фарска острва (C,U,Serbian)
Фарэрскія выспы (C,U,Belorussian)
ფარერის კუნძულები (C,U,Georgian)
Фарерские острова (C,U,Russian)
Фарьорски острови (C,U,Bulgarian)
ఫారో దీవులు (C,U,Telugu)
Νήσοι Φερόε (C,U,Greek)
ෆැරෝ දූපත් (C,U,Sinhala)
ফ্যারও দ্বীপপুঞ্জ (C,U,Bengali)
ஃபெரௌ தீவுகள் (C,U,Tamil)
Острови Фаро (C,U,Ukrainian)
페로제도 (C,U,Korean)
ଫାରୋଇ ଦ୍ବୀପପୁଞ୍ଜ (C,U,Oriya)
פרואר, איי (C,U,Hebrew )
جزایر فارو (C,U,Persian-Farsi)
फरोए द्वीप (C,U,Hindi)
หมู่เกาะฟาร์โร (C,U,Thai)
ဖာရိုး ကျွန်းစုများ (C,U,Burmese)
Фарерские о-ва (C,U,Russian)
फारोर टापु (C,U,Nepali)
फरोए बेटे (C,U,Marathi)
ഫറോയി ദ്വീപുകള്‍ (C,U,Malayalam)
የፋሮይ ደሴቶች (C,U,Tigrinya)
فروئی آئلینڈز (C,U,Urdu)
ფაროს კუნძულები (C,U,Georgian)
Фарьорски О-ви (C,U,Bulgarian)
የፋሮ ደሴቶች (C,U,Amharic)
ફૅરો આઇલેન્ડ્સ (C,U,Gujarati)
ಫರೋ ದ್ವೀಪಗಳು (C,U,Kannada)
Faereyiar (H,V)  ............ meaning "sheep islands," first used ca. 1225

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Føroyar (dependent state)  ........  Føroyar (dependent state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Northern Europe (general region)  ........  Northern Europe (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Føroyar (dependent state)  ............  Føroyar (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Danmark (nation)  ........  Danmark (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Føroyar (dependent state)  ............  Føroyar (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  possession of Denmark since 1380; received self-government in 1948
primary political unit (C)
island group (C)
dependent political entity (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Tórshavn .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, Europe, Føroyar, Tórshavnar Kommuna) [7004166]

Sources and Contributors:
Фарски Острови..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
法罗群岛..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Фарска Острва..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
หมู่เกาะแฟโร..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
페로 제도..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Фарер аралдары..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Фарерські острови..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
フェロー諸島..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
جزر فارو..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
ፋሮ ደሴቶች..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Νήσοι Φερόες..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
איי פארו..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Фарска острва..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Фарэрскія выспы..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
ფარერის კუნძულები..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Фарерские острова..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Фарьорски острови..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
ఫారో దీవులు..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Νήσοι Φερόε..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
ෆැරෝ දූපත්..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
ফ্যারও দ্বীপপুঞ্জ..........  [VP]
................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
ஃபெரௌ தீவுகள்..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Острови Фаро..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
페로제도..........  [VP]
...........  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
ଫାରୋଇ ଦ୍ବୀପପୁଞ୍ଜ..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
פרואר, איי..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
جزایر فارو..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
फरोए द्वीप..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
หมู่เกาะฟาร์โร..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
ဖာရိုး ကျွန်းစုများ..........  [VP]
...................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Фарерские о-ва..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
फारोर टापु..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
फरोए बेटे..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
ഫറോയി ദ്വീപുകള്‍..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
የፋሮይ ደሴቶች..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
فروئی آئلینڈز..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
ფაროს კუნძულები..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Фарьорски О-ви..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
የፋሮ ደሴቶች..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
ફૅરો આઇલેન્ડ્સ..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
ಫರೋ ದ್ವೀಪಗಳು..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Fääri saared..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Fæaerøoerne..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Faereyiar..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 653
Færeyjar..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Faero..........  [VP]
..............  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Faeroe, Ilhas..........  [VP]
..........................  Rand McNally Atlas (1991) 343
..........................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Faeroe Islands..........  [BHA, VP]
.............................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
.............................  Grande Encyclopédie Larousse (1983)
.............................  Nagel's
.............................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 388
Faeröer..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Færøerne..........  [VP]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 199
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Faeroes..........  [VP]
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-31
Færøyane..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Faerøyene..........  [BHA, VP]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Færøyene..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Faerské ostrovy..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Farerų salos..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Faro Adaları..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Färöarna..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Faroe Adaları..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Faroe Islander..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
Faroe Islands..........  [BHA, VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
..........................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Färöer..........  [VP]
.................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 211
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Faroëreilande..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Färöer-Inseln..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Faroese..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)
Faroe ƒudomekpowo nutome..........  [VP]
.........................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Faroe uharteak..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Färsaaret..........  [VP]
....................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Farska ostrva..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Farski Otoci..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Fearsullot..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Féroé..........  [BHA, VP]
..............  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Feroe nga Islas..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Feröer..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Feröer-szigetek..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Feroe Uharteak..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Ferooj..........  [VP]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Ferski otoki..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Fersko otočje..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Fēru salas..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
FO..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
FO00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
Føroyar..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 67
FRO..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 766
Giravên Faroe..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Gżejjer Faroe..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
i-Faroe Islands..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Îles Féroé..........  [VP]
.......................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 184
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Iles Fèroè..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Iles Féroé..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Ilhas Faroe..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Ilhas Feroé..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Illas Feròe..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Illas Feroé..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Illas Feroe..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Illas Feroe - Føroyar..........  [VP]
......................................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Illes Fèroe..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Inizi Faero..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Inslas Feroe..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Insulas Feroe..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Insulele Faroe..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Insulele Feroe..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Ishujt Faroe..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Islas Feroé..........  [VP]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Islas Feroe..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Islles Feroe..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
ISO234..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
Isole Fær Øer..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Isole Faroe..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Kepulauan Faroe..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Oileáin Fharó..........  [VP]
..........................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
ʻOtumotu Felou..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Quần Đảo Faroe..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Savalimmiut..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Visiwa vya Faroe..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Wyspy Owcze..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Ynysoedd Ffaröe..........  [VP]
.............................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Ynysow Faroe..........  [VP]
.......................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 199
..................  Cassell's French Dictionary (1981) 184
..................  Cassell's German Dictionary (1982) 211
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 653
..................  GeoNames online [n.d.] 2622320
..................  Grande Encyclopédie Larousse (1983)
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 766
..................  Nagel's
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1991) 343
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 67
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-31
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 388
..................  Wikipedia (2000-) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faroe_Island
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

 

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