Svínoy, Svínoy

Svínoy village on the east coast
Svínoy village on the east coast
Svínoy is located in Denmark Faroe Islands
Location in the Faroe Islands
Coordinates: 62°16′47″N6°20′55″W / 62.27972°N 6.34861°W / 62.27972; -6.34861Coordinates: 62°16′47″N6°20′55″W / 62.27972°N 6.34861°W / 62.27972; -6.34861
State   Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent Country   Faroe Islands
Island Svínoy
Municipality Klaksvík Municipality
 (1 January 2006)
 • Total 55
Time zone GMT
 • Summer (DST) UTC+1 (EST)
Postal code
FO 765
Climate Cfc

Svínoy (Danish: Svinø) is the only village on the Faroese island of the same name in Klaksvík Municipality. Until 1 January 2009 it was the only village in the now abolished Svínoy Municipality.

The 2002 population was 73. Its postal code is FO 765. Its current church was built in 1878. The name of the island Svínoy means 'Island of Pigs'.

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