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Kópavogur Destination Guide

Delve into Kópavogur in Iceland!

Kópavogur in the region of Capital Region with it's 26,157 residents is a place located in Iceland close to Reykjavík, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Kópavogur in Iceland

Local time in Kópavogur is now 04:21 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Atlantic / Reykjavik" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Sauðárkrókur, Akureyri, Selfoss, Seltjarnarnes, Keflavík or Bessastadir. While being here, you might want to check out Silfurtun, Reykjavík, Kópavogur, Hvaleyri, Hafnarfjordur and Kleppur as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

-2°C / 29 °F Light snow
Morning Temperature -2°C / 29 °F
Evening Temperature -1°C / 30 °F
Night Temperature 2°C / 35 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 994.5 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 44% of sky
General Conditions Light snow

Friday, 24th of February 2017
Light snow, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.
Light snow Day: 2°C (36 °F)
Night: 3°C (37 °F)
Saturday, 25th of February 2017
Clear sky, strong breeze, overcast clouds.
Clear sky Day: 4°C (39 °F)
Night: 2°C (36 °F)
Sunday, 26th of February 2017
Light snow, strong breeze, overcast clouds.
Light snow Day: 4°C (39 °F)
Night: 3°C (38 °F)


Unique Iceland: What to do in Reykjavik?

22:34 min ( July 26, 2011 by icelandair)
Views: 38,829 - Rating: 4.96581/5

Unique Iceland - A holiday destination of extremes. An entertaining and informative documentary about Reykjavík, its surrounding countryside and the natural gems of Iceland. More info: www.Icelandair...

Unique Iceland

23:29 min ( October 11, 2011 by icelandair)
Views: 110,627 - Rating: 4.90027/5

UNIQUE ICELAND A HOLIDAY DESTINATION OF EXTREMES An entertaining and informative documentary about Reykjavik, its surrounding countryside and the natural gems of Iceland. Why not go to Iceland? Maybe ...

ABOUT ICELAND - Where to go and what to ...

02:53 min ( October 22, 2009 by IcelandVideo)
Views: 19,840 - Rating: 4.78261/5

Occupy Iceland and conquer the special forces of winter. Dictate your plans or conspire with us to create a revolutionary trip where you can break free in Iceland's stunning scenery which sets the sce...

Libya / Misurata: 10 minutes without a N...

04:26 min ( August 12, 2011 by InomineX)
Views: 13,196 - Rating: 4.44/5

Libyen / Misurata: 10 Minuten ohne NATO-Bombardement und das grüne Libyen singt in der Stadt Libya / Misurata: 10 minutes without a NATO bombing and the green Libya sings in the city Libia / Misurata...

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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Kópavogur during the next days.


How To Become Icelandic In 60 Minutes - Leikár 2017

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How To Become Icelandic In 60 Minutes - Leikár 2017

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Sinfóníuhljómsveit Íslands: Rakhmanínov Og Beethoven

Beginning: 07:30 pm (19:30).
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FREE Iceland Photography Meet Up

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Föstudagsröðin: Þrír Byltingarmenn

Beginning: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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Sinfóníuhljómsveit Íslands 2016/2017

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Kammermúsíkklúbburinn #5 Og #6 – Afmælistónleikar - Perlur Tónbókmenntanna í Flutningi Okkar Fremstu Tónlistarmanna

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25 ára Afmælistónleikar Stórsveitar Reykjavíkur

Beginning: 04:00 pm (16:00).
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Kammermúsíkklúbburinn #5 Og #6 - Afmælistónleikar

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Frá Frakklandi Til Rússlands

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Interesting facts about this location

Reykjavík University

Reykjavík University (Icelandic: Háskólinn í Reykjavík), also known as RU, is the largest private university in Iceland with more than 3,200 students and over 500 employees (professors come from over 26 countries). It is chartered by the Chamber of Commerce, the Federation of Icelandic Industries, and the Confederation of Icelandic Employers.

More reading: Reykjavík University homepage
Located at 64.11, -21.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1998 establishments in Iceland, Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration, Educational institutions established in 1998, Universities in Iceland


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 thought by many to be the biggest threat for the Reykjavík city centre stores. Kringlan is also competing with another shopping mall, Smáralind in Kópavogur for customers.

More reading: Kringlan homepage
Located at 64.11, -21.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Shopping malls established in 1987, Shopping malls in Reykjavík

Hamrahlid College

Hamrahlid College (Icelandic: Menntaskólinn við Hamrahlíð) or MH is a public gymnasium, located in Hlíðahverfi, Reykjavík, Iceland. The school was founded in 1966 by the Icelandic Ministry of Education; with the first graduation occurring in 1970. The school's first rector was Guðmundur Arnlaugsson. The school's objective is to prepare students for rigorous tertiary studies both locally and in an international environment.

More reading: Hamrahlid College homepage
Located at 64.11, -21.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1966 establishments in Iceland, Buildings and structures in Reykjavík, Educational institutions established in 1966, Gymnasiums (school), International Baccalaureate schools in Iceland, Schools 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. Nearby sights include the Kjarvalsstaðir art gallery.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 64.11, -21.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Iceland


Reykjavík is the capital and largest city in Iceland. Its latitude, at 64°08' N, makes it the world's northernmost capital of a sovereign state. It is located in southwestern Iceland, on the southern shore of Faxaflói Bay. With a population of around 120,000 (and over 200,000 in the Greater Reykjavík Area), it is the heart of Iceland's economic and governmental activity.

More reading: Reykjavík homepage
Located at 64.11, -21.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Capitals in Europe, European Capitals of Culture, Municipalities of Iceland, Populated coastal places in Iceland, Populated places established in 1786, Populated places in Iceland, Port cities in Europe, Reykjavík, Viking Age populated places

Quote of the moment

To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.

Freya Stark