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Currency in the Faroe Islands

In the Faroe Islands the currency is called Króna and the Faroese króna is the equivalent of the Danish krone. The only difference is that the Faroe Islands have their own banknotes. The coins are the same as Danish coins, and you can use Danish banknotes everywhere in the Faroe Islands.


Exchange to Faroese króna

Faroe Islands have their own banknotes. It says "Føroyar" on the special Faroese banknotes. They are decorated with pictures painted by the Faroese artist Zacharias Heinesen. The motifs are Faroese animals and landscapes.


Prices in the Faroe Islands

Prices in the Faroe Islands are similar to those in Denmark, but in some cases a little more expensive. This is due to the Faroe Islands being relatively isolated, and the prices are accordingly. Goods such as cigarettes, alcohol etc. are slightly more expensive than in Denmark.