The Icelandic Ministry of Communications (Icelandic: Samgönguráðuneytið) was a cabinet-level ministry responsible for transport by land, sea and air, as well as telecommunications and postal services. Since September 2010, the minister had been Ögmu…
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The Icelandic Ministry of Business Affairs (Icelandic: Viðskiptaráðuneytið), also translated as the Ministry of Commerce or Ministry of Trade, is a government ministry established on 24 May 2007, when it was split off from the Ministry of Industry a…
Kopavogur Grammar School (Icelandic: Menntaskólinn í Kópavogi) is an upper-secondary school in Kópavogur, Iceland, founded on September 22, 1973.
Not to be confused with another hamlet with the same name in the municipality of Skaftárhreppur
The Jökulfirðir ("glacier fjords") form a system of five fjords in Westfjords, Iceland, situated north of Ísafjarðardjúp and south of the Hornstrandir peninsula. They are named for Drangajökull, a glacier situated to the southeast of the fjords.
Hvítavatn is a small lake in the southern Highlands of Iceland.
Hraunhafnartangi is the northernmost point of mainland Iceland.
Hraungerðiskirkja is a church in Flóahreppur, Iceland.
Hrafnagil (also known as Reykárhverfi) is a small village in Eyjafjarðarsveit, northern Iceland, which in January 2008 had 206 inhabitants.
The House of commerce, (Icelandic: Hús verslunarinnar) is an office tower located at Kringlan 7 near Kringlan shopping mall in Reykjavík, Iceland.
Hofsá river in Vopnafjörður fjord, Iceland, is one of Iceland's best salmon rivers. Every year a great number of foreign visitors come to fish in the river.
Hoffell is an area and a farmland in southeast Iceland. It is characterised by a large outlet glacier, Hoffellsjökull, and gabbro rock, which originally formed deep in the earth‘s crust but is now visible due to uplift of the area and glacial erosio…
Hlöðufell is a tuya volcano, located about 10 km southwest of Langjökull, Iceland.
Grænalón is one of the glacier lakes of the Icelandic glacier Vatnajökull. It is situated in the south of Iceland.
Geldungur is an island in the Vestmann Islands, south of Iceland.
Geitlandsjökull is a lateral glacier of Langjökull, the second largest ice cap in Iceland (953 km2), in the west of Iceland.
Flateyjardalur is a deserted valley in northern Iceland, on the Flateyjarskagi peninsula. The valley stretches north from the Fnjóskadalur valley all the way north to Skjálfandi bay. Flateyjardalur is named after the island of Flatey, which lies jus…
The Brúará is a river of Iceland. It is fed by springs and discharges at the Rotarsandur Area and the Brúará Canyons.
Brú is a farmstead and road junction in northwestern Iceland in Vestur-Húnavatnssýsla county. It is located in the Northwest Political constituency. It has a filling station and a guesthouse.
Breiðabólsstaðarkirkja is a church in Vestur-Húnavatnssýsla, Iceland.
Brandur is an island in the Vestmann Islands, south of Iceland. The name of the island derives from an ancient Icelandic tale about a cat named Brandur, that swam its way to the island from one of the adjacent islands.
Borðeyri is a small hamlet in north-west Iceland.
Askja is a building on the campus of the University of Iceland, and named after the volcano Askja. It houses primarily the departments of biology and geosciences.
Akureyrarvöllur is a multi-use stadium in Akureyri, Iceland. It is currently used mostly for football matches.
Akurey is a small island near the coast of Reykjavík. The earliest sources on the island are from 1379 when it belonged to the Víkurkirkja. The city of Reykjavík bought the island in 1969 and has leased it out.
Þistilfjörður (sometime anglicised as Thistilfjördur) is a bay in northeast Iceland, between the Rifstangi and Langanes peninsulas, near the town of Þórshöfn (Thorshofn).
Ábær (also known as Abær Kirkja) is a populated place in Iceland.
Vífilsfell is a subglacial mound in southwestern Iceland.
Vallanes, village in the east of Iceland close to Egilsstaðir.
Sog is the largest freshwater river in Iceland in terms of water volume. Average flow is 110 m³/s.
Skinnastadur is a small village in northeastern Iceland, north of Jökulsárgljúfur National Park.
The Reykjavík Theatre Company (RTC) was founded in 1897 when two existing companies in Reykjavík combined, performing in the then newly built Iðnó (Craftsmens' House). With Indriði Einarsson (1851-1939) as its Director, RTC became the fertile ground…
Nyrðra-Vatnalautavatn is the largest body of water on Ófeigsfjarðarheiði in Iceland.
Norðurmýri is a neighborhood of Reykjavík, Iceland. A quiet spot in the middle of town, Norðurmýri has been the home of a number of important artists and scholars.
The Landakot School (Icelandic: Landakotsskóli) is one of the oldest running schools in Iceland, established in 1896. Centered in Reykjavik, the school tries to make itself as homelike as possible.
Kolaportið is Iceland's only flea market. It takes place indoors close to the harbour of the capital city, Reykjavík. In Kolaportið you can buy everything from old records to liquorice and fermented shark.