Egilsstadir Destination Guide
Delve into Egilsstadir in Iceland!
Egilsstadir in the region of East with it's 2,265 residents is located in Iceland - some 235 mi (or 378 km) East of Reykjavík, the country's capital.
Current time in Egilsstadir is now 04:20 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Atlantic / Reykjavik" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Vallanes, Eidar or Akureyri. While being here, make sure to check out and Egilsstadir as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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( video 2002, Gullfoss waterfall, Iceland). Gullfoss is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country. The wide Hvítá rushes southward. About a kilometer above the falls it turns sharpl...
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Ah, Sunflower, weary of time, Who countest the steps of the Sun, Seeking after that sweet golden clime, Where the traveller's journey is done. Where the Youth pined away with desire, And the pale Virg...
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Interesting facts about this location
Egilsstaðir Airport is a single-runway airport in Egilsstaðir, Iceland. The main carrier is Air Iceland with flights to Reykjavík.
Eastern Region, Iceland
Eastern Region is a region in eastern Iceland. Its area is 22,721 km² and its population (2007) is 15,300. The biggest town in the region is Egilsstaðir, with a population of 2,300. The oldest municipality is Seyðisfjörður, established in 1895, with a population of 706 in 2009. The only car- and passenger ferry that sails between Iceland and the European continent calls at Seydisfjörður once a week year round.
Egilsstaðir is a town in east Iceland on the banks of Lagarfljót river. It is part of the municipality of Fljótsdalshérað, the county seat of Norður-Múlasýsla and the largest settlement of the Austurland region with, as of 2011, a population of 2,257 inhabitants.
Eiðar longwave transmitter
Eiðar longwave transmitter is a facility of the Icelandic Broadcasting Company used for longwave broadcasting on 207 kHz with a power of 100 kW. Eiðar longwave transmitter situated at Eiðar near Egilsstaðir uses as antenna an omnidirectional aerial in form of a steel lattice mast radiator insulated against ground with a height of 220 metres. Originally a taller mast was planned, but this was impossible because of flight safety reasons.
Located at 65.27, -14.39 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Lagarfljót (also called Lögurinn) is a lake situated in the east of Iceland near Egilsstaðir. Its surface measures 53 square kilometres and it is 25 kilometres long; its greatest width is 2.5 km and its greatest depth 112 m . The River Lagarfljót flows through this lake. The biggest forest in Iceland, Hallormsstaðarskógur is to be found near the lake as well as a nice waterfall, Hengifoss. Hengifoss, at 118 m, is one of the tallest waterfalls in the country.
Located at 65.27, -14.39 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
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