Flag of the Faroe Islands

The Faroese flag is a blue-fancated red cross on a white field. The colours used in the flag are blue, red and white. The size of the Faroese flag is 8:11. The flag of the Faroe Islands was adopted in 1940. The first use of the current design was in 1940. The last change to the current Faroese flag design was in 1940.

Flag of the Faroe Islands

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Flag proportion

Ratio 8:11


  • First flag usage: 1940
  • Adoption current flag: 1940
  • Last change flag: 1940

Flag colors


About the Faroe Islands


50 730


538 sq mi
1 393 km2

Population density

94 sq mi
36 km2

Country information

Country: the Faroe Islands
Continent: Europe
Official languages: Faroe Islands, Danish
Capital: Tórshavn
Government: Self-administration under the Danish Crown, parliamentary democracy
Border length: 0 miles / 0 km
Neighbouring countries: None

The Faroese flag is the flag of the Faroe Islands. The Faroe Islands are located in the continent of Europe.

50 730 people live on the Faroe Islands, a country with a surface area of 1 393 km² (0.5% water). The population density on the Faroe Islands is 36.4 inhabitants per km². The official languages of the Faroe Islands are Faroe Islands and Danish. The capital of the Faroe Islands is Tórshavn. The Faroe Islands is self-governing under Danish Crown, parliamentary democracy.

The currencies of the Faroe Islands are the Faroese krone and the Danish krone (FOK). UTC (default time) in the Faroe Islands is UTC-03:00 and UTC-02:00 in summer. The Faroe Islands has the unique two-letter country code FO (also called the Internet top-level domain). The unique three-letter country code is FRO, and the three-digit country code is 234. The country code number (telephone number) for the Faroe Islands is +298.




Faroese krone and Danish krone (FOK)


CET: UTC-03:00
CEST: UTC-02:00


Internet TLD: FO
Three-letter country code: FRO
Three-digit country code: 234
Calling code: 298