Fjarðabyggð

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Fjarðabyggð
Fjardabyggd map.png
Location of the municipality
Constituency Northeast Constituency
Region Eastern Region
Mayor Páll Björgvin Guðmundsson
Area 1,164 km2
Population 4,675
Density 4.02/km2
Number 7300
Postal code(s) 715, 730, 735, 740, 750, 755
Website fjardabyggd.is

Fjarðabyggð is a municipality located in eastern Iceland, in Eastern Region.

History[edit]

The municipality was formed in 1998 with the union of the former municipalities of Eskifjörður, Neskaupstaður and Reyðarfjörður. Austurbyggð, Fáskrúðsfjarðarhreppur and Mjóafjarðarhreppur were merged into Fjarðabyggð in 2006.[1]

Geography[edit]

The municipality is composed by the following villages:

Rank Village 2011 Population
1. Neskaupstaður 1,437
2. Reyðarfjörður 1,102
3. Eskifjörður 1,043
4. Fáskrúðsfjörður 662
5. Stöðvarfjörður 203
6. Mjóifjörður 35

Twin towns and cities[edit]

Fjarðabyggð is twinned with:

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Fjarðabyggð at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 65°02′00″N 14°13′00″W / 65.03333°N 14.21667°W / 65.03333; -14.21667