Sandoy (Dens: Sandø. Inglis: Sandisland) is the first o the five soothren islands that mak up the Faroe chain, the fift biggest o aw the Faroe Islands,[1] an autonomous region o the Kinrick o Denmark.

Sandoy

Sandø
Sandur on the Island o Sandoy - view frae the bay Sandsvágur in the Sootheast
Sandur on the Island o Sandoy - view frae the bay Sandsvágur in the Sootheast
Location within the Faroe Islands
Location within the Faroe Islands
Coordinates: 61°51′N 6°47′W / 61.850°N 6.783°W / 61.850; -6.783Coordinates: 61°51′N 6°47′W / 61.850°N 6.783°W / 61.850; -6.783
StateKinrick o Denmark
Autonomous kintraFaroe Islands
RegionSandoy
Area
 • Total125 km2 (48 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Tot1,494
 • Density12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (EST)
Cawin code298

ReferencesEedit

  1. Proctor, James (2008). Faroe Islands. Bradt Travel Guides. p. 133. ISBN 1-84162-224-9.