Tórshavn

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Tórshavn

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Thorshavn

(both: tôrs'houn`), city (1998 est. pop. 16,095), capital of the Faeroe Islands, on SE Streymoy Island, Denmark. It is the commercial and shipping center of the Faeroe Islands and is also a major fishing port. The city has fish-processing plants, a shipyard, and produces woolen products. Tórshavn was probably founded in the 10th cent. During World War II it was occupied by the British (1942–45).

Thorshavn

, Tórshavn
the capital of the Faeroes, a port on the northernmost island. Pop.: 17 549 (2004 est.)
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Scotland had hoped to kick off their campaign to reach Portugal 2004 in a new stadium in the capital Torshaven when they return to the Faroes on September 7.
Scotland had hoped to kick off their campaign to reach Portugal 2002 in a new stadium in the capital Torshaven when they return to the Faroes on September 7.
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Henrik Larsen's Faroes side almost matched the point they took from Scotland with a defiant display in windswept Torshaven, only falling to late, late goals from Miroslav Klose and Fredi Bobic.
The Scots, who leave tomorrow for Torshaven, originally planned to train on a primary school pitch near their hotel.
THAT WAS RUDI KLOSE: A relieved Rudi Voller shakes hands with substitute keeper Rost as Germany escape with three points on a night of high drama in Torshaven and, below, Klose flips out after scoring
Another Englishman, Don Hutchison, chose to go ahead with his honeymoon despite the fact that dates coincided with Scotland's Euro 2000 double-header in Torshaven and Prague.
The national coach believes the players were distracted by trashy cult American film Happy Gilmore on the two-hour drive between Torshaven and the Toftir Stadium.
The islanders were on cloud nine when the striker from Torshaven side B36 gave his side a 2-0 lead in just 12 minutes.