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Faroe Islands


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    • us: Faeroe Islands
    • us: Føroyar
    • us: Færøerne
    • us: Færøyene
    • us: Féroé
    • us: Faroes
    • us: Îles Féroé
    • us: Islas Feroe
    • us: Färsaaret
    • us: Färöarna
    • us: Faeroes
    • us: Färöer
    • us: Ilhas Faeroe
    • us: Faereyiar
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        Country
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        (aat) Countries (sovereign states)
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        (aat) Island nations
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        (aat) Parliamentary democracies
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  • Sources

    • found: Its The Faroes in pictures, 1946.
    • found: Færøyene, frendeland i vest, 1981.
    • found: Boyer, B. Féroé, archipel des tempêtes, 1987.
    • found: The physical environment of the Faeroe Islands, 1982.
    • found: Wikipedia, July 7, 2018 (The Faroe Islands (Faroese: Føroyar; Danish: Færøerne), sometimes called the Faeroe Islands, is an archipelago between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic, about halfway between Norway and Iceland, 320 kilometres (200 miles) north-northwest of Scotland. The islands are an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark; a self-governing country within the Kingdom of Denmark since 1948)
    • found: The world factbook, via WWW, July 7, 2018 (Faroe Islands. Location: Northern Europe, island group between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, about halfway between Iceland and Norway. Geographic coordinates: 62 00 N, 7 00 W. Dependency status: part of the Kingdom of Denmark; self-governing overseas administrative division of Denmark since 1948. Government type: parliamentary democracy (Faroese Parliament); part of the Kingdom of Denmark)
    • found: UNESCO thesaurus, via WWW, July 7, 2018 (Faroes. BT Northern Europe. RT Denmark. UF Faeroe Islands; Faroe Islands. Iles Féroé (French); Islas Feroe (Spanish)) {http://vocabularies.unesco.org/thesaurus/concept17070}
    • found: YSO places, via WWW, July 7, 2018 (Faroe Islands. BT Denmark. Färsaaret (Finnish); Färöarna (Swedish)) {http://finto.fi/yso-paikat/en/page/p105819}
    • found: Getty thesaurus of geographic nams online, July 7, 2018 (Faeroe Islands (dependent state); Føroyar; Færøerne; Faerøyene; Faeroe Islands; Faroe Islands; Faeroes; Îles Féroé; Féroé; Färöer; Islas Feroé; Faeroe, Ilhas; Faereyiar) {http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7004167}
    • found: NAL agricultural thesaurus, via WWW, July 7, 2018 (Faroe Islands. UF Faeroe Islands. BT Atlantic Ocean Islands. RT Denmark; Scandinavia. Spanish: Islas Feroe) {http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/13625}
  • Change Notes

    • 1979-04-25: new
    • 2018-07-08: revised
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