Þórshöfn

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Þórshöfn
Village
Location of the Municipality of Langanesbyggð
Location of the Municipality of Langanesbyggð
Þórshöfn is located in Iceland
Þórshöfn
Þórshöfn
Location of Þórshöfn in Iceland
Coordinates: 66°12′N 15°20′W / 66.200°N 15.333°W / 66.200; -15.333Coordinates: 66°12′N 15°20′W / 66.200°N 15.333°W / 66.200; -15.333
Country  Iceland
Constituency[1] Norðausturkjördæmi
Region[2] Norðurland eystra
County Norður-Þingeyjarsýsla
Municipality Langanesbyggð
Population (2011)
 • Total 380
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
Post Code 680
Website Official website

Þórshöfn is a small fishing village in northeast Iceland, located on the northern coast of the Langanes peninsula on the Þistilfjörður bay.

The village has a population of 380 people. It is the administrative centre of Langanesbyggð municipality and of the neighbouring Svalbarðshreppur municipality. In Þórshöfn there is a year round service to tourists, and Air Iceland connects the village to Akureyri and Reykjavík with seasonal flights from Þórshöfn Airport.

Þórshöfn is also the Icelandic name of Tórshavn (capital of the Faroe Islands).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Political division
  2. ^ Mainly statistical division

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