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Borgarnes Destination Guide

Explore Borgarnes in Iceland.

Borgarnes in the region of West with it's 1,783 inhabitants is a town in Iceland - some 28 mi (or 45 km) North of Reykjavík, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Borgarnes is now 05:12 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Atlantic / Reykjavik" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Sauðárkrókur, Akureyri, Selfoss, Reykjavík, Leira or Alftartunga. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Borgarnes and Borg. 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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Iceland West Coast Snowing In Summer

01:06 min ( June 19, 2007 by CumulusGranitis)
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Iceland, Driving In Storm (sleet, snow and high winds) north of Akranes, on west coast

Big Salmon on hitch on Langá River Ice...

08:51 min ( August 03, 2010 by SteelheaderDK)
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Hitching salmon on Langá River, Iceland. Salmon fishing when it is best!!

Deadmau5 - Finished Symphony VS Midnight...

07:00 min ( December 08, 2010 by filename84)
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Midnight Train by Journey VS Finished Symphony Remix by Deadmau5 Mashup

Island-Tagebuch: Tag 2 Borgarnes

02:18 min ( November 12, 2012 by geovoyagers)
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Video Tagebuch, 2012. Island, Borgarnes und Umgebung, Aus unserer Geocaching-Rundreise vom 27. Mai 2012. Mehr auf

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Interesting facts about this location


Borgarbyggð is a municipality of various amalgamated populated rural areas in the West or Vesturland region of Iceland. The biggest township in the municipality is that of Borgarnes, which has a population of 1,763 inhabitants. Other densely populated areas in the municipality of Borgarbyggð are the village campus of Bifröst University, and the agricultural center of Varmaland.

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Located at 64.54, -21.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Municipalities of Iceland

Western Region, Iceland

Western Region is one of the traditional eight regions of Iceland, located on the western side of the island. The biggest town in the region is Akranes, with a population of 6300.

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Located at 64.54, -21.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
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Borgarnes is a town located on a peninsula at the shore of Borgarfjörður in Iceland. It has a population of 1,763 (as of January 2011). The town is located 60 km north of the capital Reykjavík and is connected to other places in Iceland through the second largest bridge in Iceland, Borgarfjarðarbrú. Borgarnes is the biggest town in the Borgarbyggð municipality.

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Located at 64.54, -21.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Iceland, Populated places on Iceland's Route 1

Borg á Mýrum

Borg á Mýrum is an ancient farm and church estate due west of Borgarnes township. Its recorded history reaches back to the settlement of Iceland. One of the country's original settlers was Skallagrímur Kveldúlfsson, who claimed the area around Borg as his land, built a farm and made his home there. His son Egill Skallagrímsson then continued to live and farm at Borg á Mýrum. Today there is a monument to Egill at Borg.

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Located at 64.54, -21.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
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Borgarfjörður is a fjord in the west of Iceland near the town of Borgarnes. The waters of Borgarfjörður appear to be calm, however the fjord is on the contrary a rather dangerous part of the sea because of its undercurrents and shallows. There are many flat islands lying in the fjord, but for the most part they are uninhabited. Near Borgarnes, the hringvegur (road no.1 or "ring road") passes over Borgarfjarðarbrú, a bridge of 0.5 km in length at the inland portion of the fjord.

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Located at 64.54, -21.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Fjords of Iceland, West Iceland