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Ísafjörður Destination Guide

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Ísafjörður in the region of Westfjords with it's 2,534 inhabitants is a place in Iceland - some 139 mi (or 223 km) North of Reykjavík, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Ísafjörður is now 03:31 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Atlantic / Reykjavik" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Sauðárkrókur, Trod, Trod, Sudavik, Selfoss or Bolungarvík. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Ulfsa, Nedri Arnardalur, Kirkjubar, Ísafjörður, Hnifsdalur and Engidalur. We saw 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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Landing at Isafjordur

00:50 min ( August 03, 2011 by dabb)
Views: 3,566 - Rating: 5/5

This is Isafjordur in the Westfjords in Iceland. This airport is famous as this is one of the destinations of Air Iceland, flying Fokker 50´s into this place. Approach into this runway has to be flow...

Landing at Ísafjörður Iceland (augus...

03:27 min ( December 04, 2010 by Risteard1983)
Views: 1,555 - Rating: 5/5

Air Iceland Fokker50 landing at Ísafjörður airport, Westfjords, Iceland (august 2010)

Inspired by Iceland Video

02:35 min ( June 04, 2010 by filename84)
Views: 342,108 - Rating: 4.95418/5

The volcano has been turned off - visit Iceland

Vissen in IJsland deel 2

07:36 min ( December 18, 2010 by CordesTravel)
Views: 8,328 - Rating: 0/5

Vissen in IJsland met Cordes Travel, een mooie film die een goed beeld geeft van het vissen in IJsland, grote kabeljauwen, snelle boten en veel vis. Bekijk ook deel 2. Raffie en Linda

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Interesting facts about this location


Ísafjörður (meaning ices' fjord) is a town in the north west of Iceland, seat of Ísafjarðarbær municipality. With a population of about 2,600 Ísafjörður is the largest town in the peninsula of Vestfirðir and the seat of the Ísafjarðarbær municipality, which includes the nearby Hnífsdalur, Flateyri, Suðureyri, and Þingeyri. It is located on a spit of sand, or eyri, in the Skutulsfjörður fjord which meets the waters of the larger Isafjarðardjúp fjord.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 66.08, -23.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Populated places established in the 9th century, Populated places in Iceland

Við Djúpið

Ísafjörður, Iceland Location of Ísafjörður in Iceland (upper left) ConstituencyNorthwest Area 270 km² (104.25 mi²) Population Total (2008) Density 3,9469.09/km² Postal codesIS-400 LatitudeLongitude {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:66|04|N|23|07|W||| | |name= }} Municipal website The annual music festival and summer courses Við Djúpið are held in the West Fjords of Iceland around summer solstice, and offer a series of concerts and master classes.

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Located at 66.08, -23.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Music festivals in Iceland

Ísafjörður Airport

Ísafjörður Airport is an airport serving Ísafjörður, a town in the Westfjords region in northwestern Iceland.

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Located at 66.08, -23.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
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Ísafjarðarbær is a municipality of Iceland in the Westfjords region, created in 1996 from Flateyrarhreppur, Ísafjarðarkaupstaður, Mosvallahreppur, Mýrahreppur, Suðureyrarhreppur and Þingeyrarhreppur. It has an area of 2,416 km² and a population of 3,824.

More reading: Ísafjarðarbær homepage
Located at 66.08, -23.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Municipalities of Iceland


Bolungarvíkurgöng is a tunnel in northwestern Iceland, located in Vestfirðir along Route 61. It has a length of 5,156 m and opened on September 25, 2010. One of the main objectives of building the tunnel was to replace one of Iceland’s most dangerous roads which connected two of the largest towns in the area, Ísafjordur and Bolungarvík, and thereby improving road safety. The old road lies along the seashore under the steep and unstable mountain hills of Óshlíd.

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Located at 66.08, -23.12 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Transport infrastructure completed in 2010, Tunnels completed in 2010, Tunnels in Iceland