Faeroe Islands

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Faeroe Islands

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Geography

Area: 1,399 sq km

Archipelago of 18 rugged islands between Iceland and Scotland, 16 of which are inhabited.

Population: 50,152    Annual Growth: 0.63%

Capital: Torshavn

Urbanites: 40.3%

Peoples

Official language: Faeroese, which is of the Scandinavian family; Danish

Religion

Largest Religion: Christian

Religion               Pop %Ann Gr
Christians45,43390.590.5
Evangelicals14,43028.82.0

Challenges for Prayer

Christian resources are plentiful for this small population – two Bible translations (and one modern paraphrased NT being prepared), Christian Radio (Radio Lindin), Iktus Christian TV, online Bible in Faeroese, a Christian magazine and two bookstores. Pray that these may together have a strong impact on discipling the islands.

     For an additional 2 Challenges for Prayer see Operation World book, CD-ROM, or DVD-ROM.

More Information

The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of Faeroe Islands.