Although the Faroe Islands are located at 62 degrees N the climate in the Faroe Islands is surprisingly mild due to the Gulf Stream.
The average temperature in the warmest months is 13°C resulting is mild summer days and during the winther the average temperature is 3°C.
The population of the Faroe Islands as per December 2009 was 48,660. With a population density of 34,5 per square kilometer, the Faroe Islands have the second highest population density of the Nordic countries after Denmark. The Faroese are of Scandinavian origin, descendants of Vikings who came from Norway.
The world’s most beautiful islands, Faroe Islands are a group of 18 islets and several skerries which together form an autonomous part of Greater Denmark.