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Oliustod Destination Guide

Explore Oliustod in Iceland

Oliustod in the region of West is a town in Iceland - some 22 mi or ( 36 km ) North-East of Reykjavík , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Oliustod is now 12:56 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Atlantic/Reykjavik " with a 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, and Lundur. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Sauðárkrókur . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Oliustod ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Wodospad dziecięcy Barnafoss Islandia 13 07 2009 I

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Fiicking hot water in Iceland

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Interesting facts about this location

Hallgrímskirkja (Hvalfirði)

Hallgrímskirkja is a church in Hvalfjörður, Iceland. Designed by architects Sigurður Guðmundsson and Eiríkur Einarssonit, it opened on July 28, 1957.

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Located at 64.41 -21.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: 20th-century church buildings, Churches in Iceland, Religious buildings completed in 1957


Hvalfjörður is situated in the west of Iceland between Mosfellsbær and Akranes. The fjord is approximately 30 km long and 5 km wide. The name Hvalfjörður is derived from the large number of whales which could be found and caught there. Until the 1980s, one of the biggest whaling stations in Iceland was located in this fjord. In the past the fjord also contained a large number of herring fisheries. During World War II, a naval base of the British and American navies could be found in this fjord.

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Located at 64.38 -21.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Fjords of Iceland, West Iceland, Whaling in Iceland, Whaling stations


Skorradalshreppur is a municipality in Iceland. According to the 2011 census, it had a population of 57 inhabitants, making it the one but smallest municipality of the country.

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Located at 64.50 -21.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Municipalities of Iceland


Skorradalsvatn is a lake in the west of Iceland. It is situated in a narrow valley between the Hvalfjörður and the valley Reykholtsdalur. Its length is about 15 km. Around the lake there are some high mountains, for example Skarðsheiði. People are often surprised when they see the shores of the lake which are quite forested. That is due to reforestation that was started by a governmental initiative.

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Located at 64.52 -21.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away

Flókadalur (Borgarfirði)

Flókadalur is a valley and region in Borgarfjarðarsýsla. The valley lies between Reykholtdalur and Lundarreykjadalur, and through it flow the rivers Flókadalsá and Geirsá.

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Located at 64.60 -21.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Valleys of Iceland