Fljótshlíð is a rural area in the municipality of Rangárþing eystra in Suðurland, southern Iceland. "Fljót" (written as "fljóts" when it's in genitive case) means "river" and "hlíð" means "slope", which refers to its location north of one of the major rivers in Iceland.
Fljótshlíð lies to the east of Hvolsvöllur and north of the Markarfljót river. Gunnar Hámundarson lived in the area in the 10th century. Other notable inhabitants include Tómas Sæmundsson, editor of Fjölnir, artist Nína Sæmundsson and poet Þorsteinn Erlingsson.
Fljótshlíð is also where the band Retro Stefson shot a video for the 'Inspired by Iceland' concert series.
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