Fáskrúðsfjörður

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Fáskrúðsfjörður
Town
Former French hospital
Former French hospital
Location of the Municipality of Fjarðabyggð
Location of the Municipality of Fjarðabyggð
Fáskrúðsfjörður is located in Iceland
Fáskrúðsfjörður
Fáskrúðsfjörður
Location in Iceland
Coordinates: 64°55′45.83″N 14°00′37.6″W / 64.9293972°N 14.010444°W / 64.9293972; -14.010444
Country  Iceland
Constituency[1] Northeast Constituency
Region[2] Eastern Region
Municipality COA Fjardabyggd.png Fjarðabyggð
Population (2011)
 • Total 662
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
Website Official website

Fáskrúðsfjörður (sometimes named also Buðir[3]) is a village (þorp) in eastern Iceland.

It has a population of 662 (as of 2011) and constitutes one of the villages composing the municipality of Fjarðabyggð.

Geography[edit]

Fáskrúðsfjörður, located on the same-named fjord, lies between Reyðarfjörður and Stöðvarfjörður. It is one of the easternmost settlements of Iceland.

The other neighbouring villages composing the municipality of Fjarðabyggð are: Eskifjörður (1,043 inh.), Mjóifjörður (35 inh.), Neskaupstaður (1,437 inh.),[4] Reyðarfjörður (1,102 inh.) and Stöðvarfjörður (203 inh.).[5]

Twin towns[edit]

Photogallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Political division
  2. ^ Mainly statistical division
  3. ^ Parnell, Fran; O'Carroll, Etain (2007). Iceland. 6th ed. Footscray (Vic.); Oakland (CA): Lonely Planet. pp. 269-270. ISBN 978-1-74104-537-6
  4. ^ Located in the Norðfjörður
  5. ^ (Icelandic) Infos on Fjarðabyggð municipal website

External links[edit]

Media related to Fáskrúðsfjörður at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 64°55′45.83″N 14°00′37.6″W / 64.9293972°N 14.010444°W / 64.9293972; -14.010444