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Breiðdalsvík

Breiðdalsvík is a young fishing town in Iceland. It is part of the municipality of Breiðdalshreppur and is located near Egilsstaðir and Breiðdalsheiði on a very large cove with the same name. With a population of only 139, the town consists mostly of tra...

Kirkjubæjarklaustur

The village Kirkjubæjarklaustur (Icelandic for "church farm cloister", pronounced often referred to locally as just “Klaustur”) is a village in the south of Iceland on the hringvegur (road no. 1 or Ring Road) between Vík í Mýrdal and Höfn. It is part of t...

Drangsnes

Drangsnes is a small town in the western part of Iceland, at the mouth of Steingrímsfjörður and near Hólmavík. It is part of the Kaldrananeshreppur municipality and only has 67 inhabitants (2011 census). It got its name from a tall rock named Kerling o...

Hellnar

Hellnar is an ancient fishing village, a cluster of old houses and buildings situated close to Arnarstapi on the westernmost part of the Snæfellsnes peninsula, Iceland. Although Hellnar village used to be a major port of call for fishing vessels and the...

Vopnafjordur

Vopnafjörður is a village and municipality in Northeast Iceland, standing on a peninsula in the middle of a mountainous bay by the same name. The main industries of Vopnafjörður are fish processing, agriculture and tourism and other services.

Vík-Handelssted

Vík í Mýrdal in full) is the southernmost village in Iceland, located on the main ring road around the island, around 180 km (110 mi) by road southeast of Reykjavík. Despite its small size (291 inhabitants as of January 2011) it is the largest settlement...

Grindavík

Grindavík is a fishing town on the Southern Peninsula of Iceland. It is one of the few cities with a harbour at this coast. Most of the inhabitants work in the fishing industry. The Blue Lagoon, Grindavík's premiere attraction, is located 3 miles (4.8...

Sauðárkrókur

Sauðárkrókur is a town in Skagafjörður in northern Iceland and a part of the municipality of Skagafjörður. Sauðárkrókur is the largest town in Northwest Iceland and the second-largest town on the north coast of Iceland, with a population of 2,572. It is t...

Reykjahlíð

The village of Reykjahlíð has approximately 300 inhabitants and is situated on the shores of Lake Mývatn in the north of Iceland. It is the seat of the municipality of Skútustaðahreppur. During the so-called Mývatn fires, caused by the eruption of the nea...

Hella

Hella is a small town in southern Iceland on the shores of the river Ytri-Rangá. Hella is situated 94 kilometres (58 mi) to the east of Reykjavík on the Hringvegur (Route 1) between Selfoss and Hvolsvöllur. The name of the town comes from caves near the r...

Skaftafell

Skaftafell is a preservation area in Öræfi, southeast Iceland. It used to be a manor farm and a national park, but has been a part of Vatnajökull National Park since its establishment in 2008. The scenery around Skaftafell is full of stark contrasts. The...

Bíldudalur

Bíldudalur is a village situated on the coast of Arnarfjörður, one of the Westfjords in Iceland. It is situated in the Vesturbyggð municipality and has 200 inhabitants (as of January 2016). The village prospered in the 19th century thanks to sound b...

Stykkishólmur

Stykkishólmuris a town and municipality situated in the western part of Iceland, in the northern part of the Snæfellsnes peninsula. It is a center of services and commerce for the area. Most of the people make their living from fishing and tourism. A ferr...

Borgarnes

Borgarnes is a town located on a peninsula at the shore of Borgarfjörður in Iceland and is the largest town in the Borgarbyggð municipality with a population of about 2,000 residents. It is a main junction in Iceland and the gateway to the Snaefellsnes Na...