|Town and Municipality|
Blönduós, with Hörfell and Árbakkafjall looming on Skagí peninsula, November 2007
Location of the Municipality of Blönduós
|Population (January 2011)|
|• Town and Municipality||904|
|Time zone||GMT (UTC+0)|
|• Moss||Norway|
|• Karlstad||Sweden|
The town has a population of around 850 and a small 9-hole golf course, and is a good base for touring the Húnaflói area.
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.
Blönduós does not have a good harbour, but the settlement's main role is as a dairy service center for the surrounding farm areas.
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