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  1. meaning "Sheep Islands", Danish: Færøerne, Old Norse: Færeyjar) are a group of islands in Northern Europe, between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean

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  2. They have been an autonomous province of the Kingdom of Denmark since 1948, making the islands a member of the Rigsfællesskab

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  3. The Faroese have, over the years, taken control of most matters except defence (though they have a native coast guard), foreign affairs and the legal system

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  4. These three areas are the responsibility of Denmark

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  5. have close traditional ties to Iceland, Norway, Shetland, Orkney, the Outer Hebrides and Greenland

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