Faroe Islands Introduction - 2003
SOURCE: 2003 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Background: The population of the Faroe Islands is largely descended from Viking settlers who arrived in the 9th century. The islands have been connected politically to Denmark since the 14th century. A high degree of self-government was attained in 1948.
NOTE: The information regarding Faroe Islands on this page is re-published from the 2003 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea Geography 2003 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Faroe Islands Introduction 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.