― Village GjógvPopulation - 49 people. Village Gjógv located in north-eastern tip of the island Eysturoy, the Faroe Islands and 63 km north of the road from the capital, Tórshavn. The village was named in honor of the 200-meter gorge, passing directly into the sea. ∙ For the first time the village was mentioned in 1584, but it seems it existed long before that. There it is due to fishing and the sale of dried and salted fish. ∙ Village Kirkjubøur ∙ Population - 80 people. [...].