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Kvívík
—  Municipality and village  —
Kvívík is located in Denmark Faroe Islands
Kvívík
Location in the Faroe Islands
Coordinates: 62°7′14″N 7°4′4″W / 62.12056°N 7.06778°W / 62.12056; -7.06778
Country  Denmark
Autonomous province  Faroe Islands
Island Streymoy
Population (2006)
 - Total 367
Time zone GMT
 - Summer (DST) EST (UTC+1)
Postal code FO 340

Kvívík (pronounced []; Danish: Kvivig, older Qvivig) is a village on the west coast of Streymoy in the Faroe Islands.

The village is on both sides of a narrow bay and the small river Stora.

Kvivik is one of the oldest settlements in the Faroes and excavations have shown the remains of Viking houses.[1]

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References

  1. ^ Jón Fossá. "Kvívík". Faroeislands.dk All villages on the Faroe Islands. http://faroeislands.dk/pages/KvivikIndex.htm. Retrieved 2006-07-09.  

Photos of Kvivik

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