Patreksfjörður ("Patrick's fjord") is an Icelandic village in the Westfjords with 687 inhabitants (2017 census).

The town was named after Saint Patrick who was the spiritual guide of Örlygur Hrappson, the original settler in the area who came from the Hebrides. Its economy is mainly based on its fisheries.

Amenities include a swimming pool, bank, campsite, four guesthouses, a hotel, two restaurants, two cafes and a gas station. In town is a hospital, police station and the town hall for the Municipality of Vesturbyggd.

Olympian Leiknir Jónsson was born here

Local Experts for Patreksfjörður

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