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Gjogur Destination Guide

Delve into Gjogur in Iceland!

Gjogur in the region of Westfjords is located in Iceland - some 129 mi (or 208 km) North of Reykjavík, the country's capital.

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Current time in Gjogur is now 06:16 AM (Wednesday). 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, Selfoss, Reykjavík, Kuvikur or Borgarnes. While being here, make sure to check out Reykjarnes and Gjogur as well. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

Gjögur Airport

Gjögur Airport is an airport serving the small population of the Árneshreppur district in the Westfjords of north-west Iceland, on the coast of Húnaflói bay. It is staffed part-time by an AFIS controller, and only opens for Flugfélag Ernir flights, which are twice a week in the winter and once a week in the summer. Gjögur airport is very important to the local population. In the winter, the airport is the only means of access to the entire district, as the access road is impassable.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 65.99, -21.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Iceland

Árneshreppur

Árneshreppur is an Icelandic municipality, located in the Westfjords peninsula of northwestern Iceland. As of 2011, Árneshreppur had a total population of only 52, what makes it the least populated municipality in the country. It has a population density of 0.07/km² (0.18/mi²). The total area is 724 km² (280 mi²). The village Djúpavík at the Reykjarfjörður is situated in the municipality. Other villages are Gjögur, Norðurfjörður and Krossness.

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Located at 65.99, -21.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
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Djúpavík

Djúpavík is a small village in the North-West of Iceland. It is located at the head of Reykjarfjörður on the Strandir coast in the Westfjords region (Vestfirðir), in the municipality of Árneshreppur. It is approximately 70 km away from Hólmavík (the nearest settlement of any account), 280 km from Ísafjörður and 340 km from the country's capital Reykjavík. At present it only consists of seven houses, a hotel and the ruinous remains of a herring factory.

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Located at 65.99, -21.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
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