(Føroyingar) Faroese folk dancers in national costumes. Total population
80,000 - 90,000Regions with significant populations Faroe Islands48,322  Denmark21.687  Norway500~1000 Iceland500
The Faroese or Faroe Islanders (Føroyingar) are a small ethnic group in Northern Europe of Norse and Celtic origins. They are mostly found in the Faroe Islands, Iceland, Denmark, Norway and Australia.
- Týr is a Viking/Progressive Metal band from the Faroe Islands.
- Teitur is a singer-songwriter who has done opening slots on tours with Suzanne Vega, Glen Phillips, Aimee Mann, and John Mayer.
- Eivør Pálsdóttir is a singer-songwriter with a wide range of interests in many kinds of music, including: jazz; folk; country; pop; classical; and Christian music. Her roots are in the Faroese ballads.
- Boys in a Band is an indie rock band from Eysturoy Faroe Islands, which recently won 1st place in Global Battle of the Bands.
- List of Faroese people
- Demographics of the Faroe Islands
- Culture of the Faroe Islands
- Flag of the Faroe Islands
- Faroese American
- ^ Statistics Faroe Islands, 2007
- ^ Politiken, 2006 (newspaper written in Danish)
- ^ Highly discrepant proportions of female and male Scandinavian and British Isles ancestry within the isolated population of the Faroe Islands, http://www.nature.com/ejhg/journal/v14/n4/full/5201578a.html, Thomas D Als, Tove H Jorgensen, Anders D Børglum, Peter A Petersen, Ole Mors and August G Wang, 25 January 2006
- Arge, Símun, Guðrun Sveinbjarnardóttir, Kevin Edwards, and Paul Buckland. 2005. "Viking and Medieval Settlement in the Faroes: People, Place and Environment". Human Ecology. 33, no. 5: 597-620.
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