Blönduós

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Blönduósbær
Blonduosbaer map.png
Location of the municipality
Constituency Northwest Constituency
Region Northwestern Region
Manager Arnar Þór Sævarsson
Area 183 km2
Population 881
Density 4.81/km2
Number 5604
Postal code(s) 540, 541
Website blonduos.is

Blönduós is a town and municipality in the north of Iceland.

Geography[edit]

Blönduós is situated on Route 1 at the mouth of the glacial river Blanda for which it is named (Blöndu is an oblique case of Blanda). On a hill above the town is a church with striking architecture that is intended to resemble a volcanic crater.

Overview[edit]

Blönduós does not have a good harbour, but the settlement's main role is as a dairy service centre for the surrounding farm areas.

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Coordinates: 65°40′N 20°18′W / 65.667°N 20.300°W / 65.667; -20.300