Hellissandur is a village and part of the Snæfellsbær municipality at the northwestern tip of Snæfellsnes peninsula in western Iceland.
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Hegningarhúsið (English: The Pentalty House) is the oldest prison in Iceland, founded in 1874, and located at Skólavörðustíg 9, 101 Reykjavík.
Gjögur Airport (IATA: GJR, ICAO: BIGJ) is an airport serving the small population of the Árneshreppur district in the Westfjords of north-west Iceland, on the coast of Húnaflói bay.
Fljótsdalshérað is a municipality located in eastern Iceland. It is the largest municipality in the country by area.
Fjallsárlón is a glacier lake at the south end of the Icelandic glacier Vatnajökull.
Fagrifoss is waterfall situated in Southeast Iceland near the Lakagígar region. It is located along the 4x4 road F206 approximately 24 km (15 mi) from Kirkjubæjarklaustur and 40 km (25 mi) from Laki.
Elliðavatn is a lake in Iceland.
Drangajökull is the northernmost glacier of Iceland. It is situated southwest of the peninsula Hornstrandir in the Westfjords region. The glacier covers an area of 160–200 km2 (62–77 sq mi), at an altitude of up to 925 m (3,035 ft).…
Búðardalur is a village situated on the Hvammsfjörður in the north-west of Iceland.
Breiðholt (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈpreiːðˌhɔl̥t]) is a southeastern district of Reykjavík, Iceland. It includes three neighbourhoods: Neðra-Breiðholt (Bakkar, Mjódd and Stekkir), Efra-Breiðholt (Hólar, Berg and Fell) and Seljahverfi (Sel).
Borgarbyggð (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈpɔrkarˌpɪkːθ]) is a municipality of various amalgamated populated rural areas in the West or Western Region region of Iceland.
Bjargtangar is the westernmost point of Iceland and is considered the westernmost point of Europe outside the mid-Atlantic archipelago of Azores (which are often classified as remote islands).
Bifröst is a small settlement in western Iceland, in the Mýrasýsla county.
Bakki Airport (ICAO: BIBA) is an airport in Iceland, mainly used for short-haul flights to and from the Westman Islands.
The 2000 Iceland earthquakes struck southern Iceland on June 17 and 21. There were no fatalities but one person was injured and there was considerable damage to infrastructure.
Þingeyjarsveit is a municipality located in Iceland. The Vaglaskógur birch wood, one of Iceland's largest woods, is located in the municipality.
The Ölfusá is a river in Iceland. It is formed when the rivers Hvítá and Sog combine, just north of the town of Selfoss, and flows for 25 km into the Atlantic ocean. It is Iceland's largest river with an average flow of 423 m³/s. Its discharge area …
Árnessýsla was a large county of south-western Iceland.
Álafoss (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈaːulaˌfɔsː]; eel falls) is a waterfall in the river Varmá in Mosfellsbær, Iceland. A wool factory of the same name has been at a site by the waterfall since 1896, when a local farmer imported machinery to process …
Vopnafjörður Airport (IATA: VPN, ICAO: BIVO) is an airport serving the village of Vopnafjörður, in the Eastern Region (Austurland) of Iceland.
Vestur-Skaftafellssýsla was a county in southern Iceland. The only significant settlements within it were Vík í Mýrdal in the west and Kirkjubæjarklaustur in the east.
Tálknafjörður is a fjord located in southern Westfjords between Patreksfjörður and Bildudalur in Iceland.
Torfajökull (Icelandic for "Torfi's glacier") is a rhyolitic stratovolcano and complex of subglacial volcanoes, located north of Mýrdalsjökull and south of Þórisvatn Lake, Iceland.
Tindfjallajökull is a stratovolcano in the south of Iceland. It has erupted rocks of basaltic to rhyolitic composition, and a 5-km-wide caldera was formed during the eruption of the 54,000 year old Thórsmörk Ignimbrite. It is capped by a glacier of …
Thingeyri (in Icelandic written Þingeyri) is a settlement in the municipality of Ísafjarðarbær, Iceland.
Smáralind (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈsmaːuralɪnt]) is located in the middle of the Capital Region, Iceland. It is one of the biggest shopping malls in Iceland, with over seventy shops, restaurants and services. It contains everything from a cinema …
Skagafjörður is a municipality that covers most the land area of the region around the fjord with the same name (see Skagafjörður for details on the region) in northern Iceland.
Rangárþing eystra is a municipality located in southern Iceland in the Southern Region, between Eystri Rangá in the west and Jökulsá á Sólheimasandi in the east.
Norðurþing is a municipality located in northern Iceland.
The Nordic House in Reykjavík is a cultural institution opened in 1968 and operated by the Nordic Council of Ministers. Its goal is to foster and support cultural connections between Iceland and the other Nordic countries. To this end the Nordic Hou…
Markarfljót is a river in the south of Iceland.
Kópavogsvöllur is a multi-use stadium in Kópavogur, Iceland. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Breiðablik and of HK. It is also used for track and field events.
Kópasker is a small village with approximately 120 inhabitants in the municipality of Norðurþing, situated on the eastern shore of Öxarfjörður in northeast Iceland.
The lake Hvalvatn is situated some kilometers to the east of Hvalfjörður in the western portion of Iceland. It lies to the east of the volcano Hvalfell.
Heimaey stave church is a close replica of Haltdalen stave church situated in the Skansinn area of the harbour of Vestmannaeyjabær on Heimaey, Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland.
Grafarvogur (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈkraːvarˌvɔːɣʏr̥]) is among the largest residential districts of Reykjavík, Iceland.