|Town and Municipality|
Location of the Municipality of Dalvíkurbyggð
|Population (January 2011)|
The population of the village Dalvík is approximately 1,400.
Dalvík harbor is a regional commercial port for import and fishing. The ferry Sæfari, which sails from Dalvík, serves the island of Grímsey, Iceland's northernmost community, which lies on the Arctic Circle.
In sports, Dalvík is probably most known for alpine skiing with Böggvisstaðafjall ski area one of the best known ski areas in Iceland. The town has produced a series of skiers that have represented Iceland in the Olympics, World Cups, World Championships, European Cups as well as other international and national competitions. Amongst these have been Daníel Hilmarsson, Sveinn Brynjólfsson and currently Björgvin Björgvinsson.
Football teams from the village have had their ups and downs but have managed to produce some nationally known players but the most recognized one is without a doubt the Cardiff City forward Heiðar Helguson.
Hamar golf club is a thriving club that has a 9 hole golf course a short drive outside Dalvík.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Dalvík.|