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Sauðárkrókur Destination Guide

Touring Sauðárkrókur in Iceland.

Sauðárkrókur in the region of Northwest with it's 2,682 citizens is located in Iceland - some 129 mi (or 208 km) North-East of Reykjavík, the country's capital city.

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Time in Sauðárkrókur is now 10:15 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Atlantic / Reykjavik" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Reynistadur, Glaumbar, Akureyri, Selfoss, Reykjavík or Borgarnes. Being here already, consider visiting and Sauðárkrókur. We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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How do you pronounce Eyjafjallajökull?

00:39 min ( August 02, 2010 by gonczox)
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How do you pronounce Eyjafjallajökull? - Icelandic people about this. Check it HD!!!

Side-stepping hot springs with Senior Ci...

00:57 min ( March 31, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4)
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Harufrei: through the north of ICELAND

07:04 min ( April 01, 2011 by harufrei)
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Driving by car through the northern parts of Iceland. for further informations:

Cottage Keldudalur in Skagafjörður Ice...

01:23 min ( June 04, 2012 by Countryholidays)
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Cottage and sleeping bag accommodation in two rooms with cooking facilities. The cottage is well equipped (2 bedrooms, sleeping loft - laundry). Nice walking options and birdwatching. Book Keldudalur ...

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Interesting facts about this location


Sauðárkrókur is a town in Skagafjörður in northern Iceland and a part of the municipality of Skagafjörður. Sauðárkrókur is the largest town in Northwest Iceland and the second-largest town on the north coast of Iceland, with a population of 2.572. It is the centre for commerce and services in the district, and an important link in Iceland's food production. The population of Sauðárkrókur has grown steadily in recent years, and its economy is relatively diverse.

More reading: Sauðárkrókur homepage
Located at 65.75, -19.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Iceland, Sauðárkrókur


Skagafjörður is a deep bay in northern Iceland.

More reading: Skagafjörður homepage
Located at 65.75, -19.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Fjords of Iceland


Hofsós is one of the oldest trading ports in northern Iceland dating back to the 16th century. Hofsós, with a population of about 200 individuals, is located 37 km east from Sauðárkrókur. The economy has been based mainly on the fishing industry as well as services to the neighboring farms. This was largely due to its natural harbor.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 65.75, -19.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Iceland


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. It was first mentioned in the Icelandic classic Grettis saga as being the refuge of the outlaw Grettir, who spent his last years there with his brother, Illugi, and his slave Glaumur.

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Located at 65.75, -19.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Fictional giants, Pleistocene volcanoes, Volcanoes of Iceland


Varmahlíð is a small village near Skagafjörður in northern Iceland. Around 140 people live on the eastern slope of the hill for which the town is named (varmur=warm, hlíð=slope). Varmahlíð is on the ring road Route 1, at the junction of Route 75 leading to Sauðárkrókur, about 24 km to the north. Varmahlíð is in the middle of a flourishing agricultural area, where the Icelandic horse has been treasured for centuries. One of the main industries is horse-rearing.

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Located at 65.75, -19.64 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Iceland, Populated places on Iceland's Route 1