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Selfoss Destination Guide

Delve into Selfoss in Iceland!

Selfoss in the region of South with it's 6,275 residents is a city in Iceland - some 31 mi (or 49 km) South-East of Reykjavík, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Selfoss in Iceland

Current time in Selfoss is now 02:26 AM (Monday). 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: Sauðárkrókur, Akureyri, Vadlakir, Stokkseyri, Reykjavík or Borgarnes. While being here, make sure to check out Selfoss and Laugardalir as well. We encountered 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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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

-1°C / 31 °F Light snow
Morning Temperature -1°C / 31 °F
Evening Temperature 0°C / 32 °F
Night Temperature 2°C / 35 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 82%
Air Pressure 983 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 64% of sky
General Conditions Light snow

Tuesday, 23rd of January 2018
Snow, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Snow Day: 3°C (37 °F)
Night: -2°C (29 °F)
Wednesday, 24th of January 2018
Light snow, moderate breeze, few clouds.
Light snow Day: 2°C (36 °F)
Night: -2°C (29 °F)
Thursday, 25th of January 2018
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, few clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 3°C (37 °F)
Night: 3°C (38 °F)


Selfoss and Hekla (Traveline Iceland)

03:11 min ( January 26, 2011 by zemiamedia)
Views: 2,979 - Rating: 5/5

Follow us on Facebook, From Gesthus in Selfoss, we approach the Majestic Hekla, one of the most active volcanoes in the history of Iceland

Fireflies - Owl City ( Acoustic Cover )

03:34 min ( May 20, 2010 by KaritasogFannar)
Views: 1,663 - Rating: 5/5

Fireflies - Owl City - Acoustic Cover by Karitas and Fannar .. :)

2karlar ft Hecter Bruce - Selfoss

02:19 min ( September 24, 2011 by Tukarlar)
Views: 1,132 - Rating: 4/5

This video is filmed in Selfoss Iceland

Guesthouse Geirakot by Selfoss Iceland -...

01:23 min ( June 04, 2012 by Countryholidays)
Views: 57 - Rating: 0/5

Accommodation in a farmhouse, 4 km from Selfoss towards Eyrarbakki. Rooms with shared bathroom -- family room. Kitchen, bathroom and a spacious living room. Internet connection. Book Geirakot online -...

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Interesting facts about this location

Southern Region, Iceland

Southern Region is a region of Iceland known as The population of the region was 23,311 (1 October 2007). The biggest town in the region is Selfoss, with a population of 6000 inhabitants.

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Located at 63.93, -21 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Regions of Iceland


Sveitarfélagið Árborg is the biggest municipality in southern Iceland. It was formed in 1998. The population of Árborg was 7,827 (January 2011). The biggest town in the municipality is Selfoss, with a population of 6,512. Eyrarbakki and Stokkseyri are two communities on the southern coast and Sandvíkurhreppur is a rural administrative region between those three other towns. It is also the 8th most pop. city in Iceland

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Located at 63.93, -21 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Municipalities of Iceland

Selfoss (town)

Selfoss is a town in southern Iceland on the banks of Ölfusá river. It is part, and seat, of the municipality Árborg. The Ring Road runs through the town on its way between Hveragerði and Hella. It is a centre of commerce and small industries of 6,512 inhabitants (2011), which makes it the largest residential area in South Iceland.

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Located at 63.93, -21 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Iceland, Populated places on Iceland's Route 1


Laugardælir {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:63|57|0|N|20|58|0|W| |primary |name= }} is a small settlement in SW Iceland, near the town of Selfoss. Laugardælir gained international attention when former World Chess Champion Bobby Fischer was buried at the local Laugardælir Church cemetery in 2008.

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Located at 63.93, -21 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Iceland


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 is 5760 km². The Ölfusá has a strong salmon fishing industry. The Flói Nature Reserve is located on its eastern shore where it meets the sea.

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Located at 63.93, -21 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Rivers of Iceland

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