The village Sørvágur has about 970 Inhabitants.
During World War II Sørvágur was home to the British Royal Engineers, who lived Uppi á Mýruni. They built the main infrastructure in Sørvágur including Vágar Airport, the harbour in Sørvágur, Niðaraveg (the main road to the harbour) and several bridges. To accomplish this they had to move entire houses to other locations.
The opportunities to explore Vágar are endless from Sørvágur.
This is also the village the is the gate to Mykines, which is a very popular destination for tourists. You will find a lot of helpful information regarding this on www.mykines.fo