Streymoy


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Streymoy

(strām`oi') or

Strømø

(ström`ö'), island (1998 est. pop. 20,113), 144 sq mi (373 sq km), Denmark, the largest of the Faeroe IslandsFaeroe Islands
or Faröe Islands
, Dan. Færøerne, Faeroese Føroyar, group of volcanic islands (2015 est. pop. 49,000), 540 sq mi (1,399 sq km), Denmark, in the N Atlantic, between Iceland and the Shetland Islands.
..... Click the link for more information.
. Tórshavn is the main town.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/
References in periodicals archive ?
The Sandoy Tunnel will measure 10.5 kilometres and connect Gamlaraett on Streymoy with Tra[eth]ardalur on Sandoy.
It's located on the southeast coast of Streymoy Island and is dotted with colorful, turf-roofed buildings.
Park up for a boat trip on the teal sea from Vestmanna on Streymoy to bring you up close to birds nesting on the cliffs, and to sheep grazing precariously on 45-degree slopes.
"The second question is 'is the airport in the right place?' The largest island is Streymoy and the capital, Torshavn, is located there.
The Faroes are a series of islands and from Vagar we get a bus then ferry to Streymoy before finally arriving at the Foroyar Hotel on top of the mountain above Torshavn.