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Gata Destination Guide

Explore Gata in Iceland.

Gata in the region of Westfjords is a town in Iceland - some 129 mi (or 208 km) North-West of Reykjavík, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Gata is now 01:37 PM (Monday). 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, Vadlar, Tingeyri, Selfoss, Reykjavík or Alftamyri. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Sandur, Nupur, Myrar, Haukadalur and Gata. 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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Videos

Icland in the summer in Dýrafjörður ...

10:00 min ( July 25, 2010 by gunnarvagn2)
Views: 502 - Rating: 5/5

Iceland in the summer

02:31 min ( November 21, 2007 by ynra9)
Views: 17,034 - Rating: 4.8/5

I took those pictures in Dýrafjörður the summer of 2006. Dýrafjörður, in my opinion, is the most beautiful place in the whole world!!! At least it's the most beautiful place in all of Iceland :D...


Icelandic Beliefs (Taveline in Iceland)

02:27 min ( December 05, 2010 by zemiamedia)
Views: 1,712 - Rating: 4.66667/5

Follow us on Facebook, www.facebook.com In the remote area of the Western fjords, our host is introduced to the cult of the Norse Gods

Ísafjörður highland

00:16 min ( October 07, 2007 by Wojciech Kotlarz)
Views: 932 - Rating: 0/5

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Interesting facts about this location

Gísla saga

Gísla saga Súrssonar (the saga of Gísli Súrsson) is one of the Sagas of Icelanders. It tells the story of Gisli, a tragic hero who must kill one of his brothers-in-law to avenge another brother-in-law. Gisli is outlawed and forced to stay on the run for thirteen years before he is finally hunted down and killed. Although set in the period 940-980, the saga was most likely written in the 13th century. In 1981 it was made into a film titled Útlaginn (The Outlaw).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 65.87, -23.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Sagas of Icelanders

Thingeyri

Thingeyri (in Icelandic written Þingeyri) is a settlement in the municipality of Ísafjarðarbær, Iceland. It is located on the coast of the fjord Dýrafjörður in the mountainous peninsula Westfjords (in Icelandic written Vestfirðir). It has a population of approximately 260. Continually inhabited since 1787, Þingeyri is one of the oldest settlements in the Westfjords and the first trading post established there.

More reading: Thingeyri homepage
Located at 65.87, -23.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Iceland

Arnarfjörður

Arnarfjörður is a large fjord in the Westfjords region of Iceland. It is thirty kilometres long and five to ten kilometres wide. "Arnar" is possessive of "Örn" and so was named the first settler of the fjord.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 65.87, -23.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Fjords of Iceland

Flateyri

Flateyri is a village situated in Iceland's Westfjords. With a population of approximately 237, it is the largest settlement in Önundarfjörður.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 65.87, -23.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Iceland