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Hvolsvollur Destination Guide

Discover Hvolsvollur in Iceland

Hvolsvollur in the region of South with its 753 habitants is a town located in Iceland - some 57 mi or ( 92 km ) South-East of Reykjavík , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Hvolsvollur

Local time in Hvolsvollur is now 05:04 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Atlantic/Reykjavik " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Sauðárkrókur, Akureyri, Vomulastadahverfi, Selfoss, and Reykjavík. When in this area, you might want to check out Sauðárkrókur . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Hvolsvollur ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Time-laps made with Nikon D3 at Hotel Ranga, Iceland

1:49 min by Sigursteinn Baldursson
Views: 6990 Rating: 4.93

1081frames of the Northen Lights showing the Aurora strom at Hotel Ranga, south Iceland. These are 1081 frames. Nikon D3, ISO 1600 f/2.8 6sec. For more of my work go to www.steinifjall.com ..

Flight In Arctic Midnight Sun

2:13 min by dabb
Views: 1907 Rating: 5.00

21. June is the longest day in Northern Hemisphere. In Iceland it is bright all night, the sun never sets. Me and my father flew to his summerhouse in the evening and at midnight I flew his other Jode ..


Geyser in Iceland

0:20 min by edm1710
Views: 289 Rating: 0.00

water gradually seeps down through the ground until it meets rock heated by magma. The heated water then rises back toward the surface due to the extreme heat and so the geyser errupts. this one errup ..

Thor Sveinsson master in pottery is hand throwing a bowl from clay

6:59 min by ghelgaingadottir
Views: 286 Rating: 5.00

Here you can see Thor Sveinsson - a master in pottery from Iceland hand throwing a bowl from stone were clay, nice work as you can see. www.eldsto.is in Hvolsvöllur, Iceland ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Hvolsvöllur

Hvolsvöllur is a small town in the south of Iceland about 106 km to the east of Reykjavík. It is situated in the inland swamps of Landeyjar, in the municipality of Rangárþing eystra and has, as of January 2011, 860 inhabitants.

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Located at 63.75 -20.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Populated places in Iceland, Populated places on Iceland's Route 1

Rangárþing eystra

Rangárþing eystra is a municipality located in southern Iceland in the region Suðurland, between Eystri Rangá in the west and Jökulsá á Sólheimasandi in the east. As of 2007, it had a total population of 1,741. The total area is 1,841 km². The largest settlements are Skógar and Hvolsvöllur.

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Located at 63.75 -20.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Municipalities of Iceland

Oddi

Oddi at Rangárvellir was a center of learning in South Iceland during the Middle Ages. For centuries it was the central home of the powerful family, Oddaverjar. The two best known leaders in Oddi were Sæmundur Sigfússon the Learned (1056-1133) and his grandson Jón Loftsson (1124-1197). The famous historian Snorri Sturluson (1178-1241) was brought up and educated in Oddi by Jón Loftsson. It has been suggested that the name of the Edda is derived from Oddi.

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Located at 63.77 -20.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Geography of Iceland, History of Iceland

Hella, Iceland

Hella is a small town in the southern part of Iceland at the shores of the river Ytri-Rangá and has, as of 2011, 781 inhabitants. Hella is situated 94 kilometres to the east of Reykjavík on the hringvegur (Road no.1) between Selfoss and Hvolsvöllur.

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Located at 63.83 -20.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Populated places in Iceland

Rangárþing ytra

Rangárþing ytra is a municipality located in southern Iceland. As of 2011, the total population was 1,523 (28th most populous in country), and the total area was 3,188 km² (11th largest in area). Its major industries include tourism and agriculture. Rangárþing ytra was created on June 9, 2002, when three municipalities, Rangárvallahreppur, Holta- og Landsveit, and Djúpárhreppur were merged. The largest settlement is Hella.

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Located at 63.83 -20.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Municipalities of Iceland