Faroes

  • (noun): A self-governing colony that is a possession of Denmark in the Faroe Islands.
    Synonyms: Faroe Islands, Faeroe Islands, Faeroes
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Sport In The Faroe Islands - Politics - Relationship With The European Union
... As explicitly asserted by both EU treaties, the Faroe Islands are not part of the European Union ... to the European Communities stipulates that Danish nationals residing in the Faroe Islands are not to be considered as Danish nationals within the meaning of the treaties ... Hence, Danish people living in the Faroes are not citizens of the European Union (although other EU nationals living there remain EU citizens) ...
Faroe Islands And The European Union - EU Membership
... led by their chairman Kaj Leo Johannesen, who would like to see the Faroes as a member of the EU ... Høgni Hoydal, has expressed concerns that if the Faroes were to join the EU as is, they might vanish inside the EU, sharing this with the situation of the Shetland ... On 26 September 2008, Kaj Leo Johannesen became Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands, and according to him his new government is actively going to seek a progressive Europe-policy, even ...
Posta (company) - Name
... The Faroese name Postverk Føroya uses the genitive form of the country's name Føroyar (Faroes), thus Føroya without the final r ... The name means literally "Postal works of the Faroes", while the word for post or mail is postur ... are officially allowed for the Faroese post Postverkið (The Postwork) Føroya Postverk (Faroes' Postwork) Postur (Post) FøroyaPostur (FaroePost) PosturFøroya (PostFaroe) Posturin (The Post ...
Church Of The Faroe Islands - Renowned Clergymen
... Lucas Debes (1623–1675), Provost of the Faroes, issued the first book about the archipelago ... Hammershaimb (1819–1909), Provost of the Faroes, invented the Modern Faroese grammar ... Fríðrikur Petersen (1858–1917), Provost of the Faroes, poet and politician ...
List Of Former Danish Colonies - Overview - Atlantic - Faroe Islands
... the medieval Norwegian claims to the Faroe Islands as the successor state to Norway ... The Faroes had become part of the Kingdom of Norway in 1035 ... After Norway was given to Sweden after the Napoleonic Wars, Denmark retained the Faroes as a condition of the Treaty of Kiel ...

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