Lagarfljót (also called Lögurinn) is a lake situated in the east of Iceland near Egilsstaðir. Its surface measures 53 square kilometres (20 sq mi) and it is 25 kilometres (16 mi) long; its greatest width is 2.5 km (1.6 mi) and its greatest depth 112…
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Kolbeinsey (or, Kolbeinn's Isle, Seagull Rock, Mevenklint, Mevenklip, and Meeuw Steen) is a small islet 105 kilometres (65 mi) off the northern coast of Iceland, 74 kilometres (46 mi) north-northwest of the island of Grímsey. The island is the north…
Hólar (Hólar í Hjaltadal) is a small community located in the Skagafjörður district and situated in northern Iceland.
Flateyri is a village situated in Iceland's Westfjords.
Eskifjörður (in original Icelandic spelling), or also Eskifjördur, is a town and port in eastern Iceland with a large fishing industry.
Þorlákshöfn is a town on the southern coast of Iceland in the Municipality of Ölfus.
Þjóðveldisbærinn Stöng (Icelandic: [ˈθjoːuðˌvɛltɪsˌpaːirɪnː ˈstøiŋk], Stöng Commonwealth Farm) is a reconstructed viking-era farmstead in Iceland, located in the Þjórsárdalur valley near road 32 in Árnessýsla county.
Ísafjörður Airport (IATA: IFJ, ICAO: BIIS) is an airport serving Ísafjörður, a town in the Westfjords (Icelandic: Vestfirðir) region in northwestern Iceland.
Álftanes is a town and low-lying peninsula which extrudes from the eastern part of Reykjanes, located in Iceland's Capital Region.
Súðavík is a fishing village and municipality (Súðavíkurhreppur) on the west coast of Álftarfjörður in Westfjords, Iceland.
Surtshellir is a lava cave located in western Iceland, around 60 km from the settlement of Borgarnes. Approximately a mile in length, it is the longest such cave in the country. While mentioned in the medieval historical-geographical work Landnámabó…
Northeastern Region (Icelandic: Norðurland eystra) is one of the traditional eight regions of Iceland, located in the north of the island.
Landakotskirkja ("Landakot's Church"), formally named Basilika Krists konungs ("The Basilica of Christ the King"), is the cathedral of the Catholic Church in Iceland. It is often referred to as Kristskirkja ("Christ's Church"). Landakotskirkja is lo…
Hornstrandir is Iceland's northernmost peninsula, situated in the Westfjords, to the north of the Jökulfirðir and to the northwest of Drangajökull. It is famous for its depiction in Valdimir Dunjic's poem "Floriggi" in 1834.
Faxaflói (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈfaxsaˌplou.ɪ]), formerly known in English as Faxa Bay and Faxe Bay, is a bay in southwest Iceland, between the peninsulas of Snæfellsnes and Reykjanes.
Egilsstaðir Airport (Egilsstaðaflugvöllur in Icelandic) (IATA: EGS, ICAO: BIEG) is a single-runway airport in Egilsstaðir, Iceland.
Ólafsfjörður is a town in the northeast of Iceland located at the mouth of the fjord Eyjafjörður.
Western Region (Icelandic: Vesturland) is one of the traditional eight regions of Iceland, located on the western coast of the island.
Nauthólsvík is a small neighbourhood in Reykjavík, the capital city of Iceland, about 900 metres (3,000 ft) from Perlan.
Landsbókasafn Íslands — Háskólabókasafn (English: The National and University Library of Iceland) is the national library of Iceland which also functions as the university library of the University of Iceland. The library was established on December…
Látrabjarg, is a promontory and the westernmost point in Iceland. The cliffs are home to millions of birds, including puffins, northern gannets, guillemots and razorbills. It is vital for their survival as it hosts up to 40% of the world population …
Kringlan is the largest shopping mall in Reykjavík with over 170 shops, restaurants and services. Built in 1987, it contains everything from a library, theatre and cinema to a liquor store, candy stores and a pub. It has grown over the years, and is…
Hofsjökull (Icelandic: “temple glacier”) is the third largest glacier in Iceland after Vatnajökull and Langjökull and the largest active volcano in the country. It is situated in the west of the Highlands of Iceland and north of the mountain range K…
Hengill (Icelandic, pronounced [hɛɪŋcɪtl̥]) volcano is situated in the southwest of Iceland, to the south of Þingvellir.
The Aldeyjarfoss waterfall is situated in the north of Iceland at the northern part of the Sprengisandur Highland Road which means it is to be found within the Highlands of Iceland.
Vestmannaeyjar Airport (Icelandic: Vestmannaeyjaflugvöllur) (IATA: VEY, ICAO: BIVM) is a two-runway airport on the island of Heimaey, in Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands), a small archipelago off the south coast of Iceland.
Raufarhöfn is a village located on the northeastern tip of the Melrakkaslétta peninsula in Iceland.
Patreksfjörður ("Patrick's fjord") is an Icelandic village in the Westfjords with 651 inhabitants (2013 census).
Northwestern Region (Icelandic: Norðurland vestra) is one of the traditional eight regions of Iceland, located in the north of the island.
Laugardalshöll is an indoor sporting arena located in Reykjavík, Iceland.
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Kleifarvatn is the largest lake on the Reykjanes peninsula in Iceland, situated in the southern part of the peninsula on the fissure zone of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. The lake can be reached via a track, and there are two areas with high temperature t…
Hvammstangi is an Icelandic village in the north-west part of the country, on Vatnsnes peninsula, situated on the Miðfjörður.
Hrísey (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈr̥iːsei]) is a small island off the north coast of Iceland, situated approximately 35 kilometres north of Akureyri, in Eyjafjörður, at (66°00′N18°23′W).
Heiðmörk was proclaimed a municipal conservation area of Reykjavík in 1950. It is located southeast of Elliðavatn, Iceland, and is about 6 miles (9.7 km) from the city of Reykjavík.
Drangey or Drang Isle, with its steep sea cliffs, towers majestically in the midst of Skagafjörður fjord in Iceland. The island is the remnant of a 700,000 year old volcano, mostly made of volcanic tuff, forming a massive rock fortress.