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Locale Code: fo-FO

The locale code represents Faroese language in Faroe Islands country.

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General

General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive fo-FO locale data for Faroe Islands
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Country NameFaroe Islands
Country Name (Local)Føroyar / Færøerne
Country Flag🇫🇴
Country Area1393 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)FO
Language NameFaroese
Language Name (Local)føroyskt
Language Code (ISO 639-1)fo
ContinentEurope
RegionNorthern Europe
Capital NameTórshavn
Capital Latitude62.00973
Capital Longitude-6.77164
Postal Code FormatFO-###
Postal Code Regex^(?:FO)*(\d{3})$

Currency

The currency used for the locale code fo-FO is Faroese Krona.

Currency information for Faroe Islands and fo-FO locale
PropertyValue
Currency NameFaroese Krona
Currency Name (Local)Faroese króna
Currency CodeFOK
Currency Symbolkr
Currency Numeric
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameOyra

Timezones

Faroe Islands has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+00:00.

UTC+00:00

Borders

Faroe Islands is an island country and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'fo-FO' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, fo_FO is a locale code for Faroese language in Faroe Islands. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.

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