Grímsnes- og Grafningshreppur

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Grímsnes- og Grafningshreppur
Municipality
Location of the Municipality of Grímsnes- og Grafningshreppur
Location of the Municipality of Grímsnes- og Grafningshreppur
Country  Iceland
Constituency[1] Suðurkjördæmi
Region[2] Suðurland
County Árnessýsla
Area
 • Total 900 km2 (300 sq mi)
Population (January 2011)
 • Total 400
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Grímsnes- og Grafningshreppur is a municipality in the south-western part of Iceland, in the region of Suðurland.

It has a population of 400 inhabitants (January 2011) in an area of 900 km².

Overview[edit]

It was formed in 1998 by the merger of Grímsneshreppur and Grafningshreppur. The main settlement is Sólheimar with 80 inhabitants (2006). The settlement Írafoss og Ljósafoss, which still had 15 inhabitants in 1997, has been abandoned since then. Grímsnes- og Grafningshreppur is situated in the county of Árnessýsla.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Political division
  2. ^ Mainly statistical division

External links[edit]

Media related to Grímsnes- og Grafningshreppur at Wikimedia Commons

This article incorporates information from the revision as of 24 December 2006 of the equivalent article on the German Wikipedia.

Coordinates: 64°04′07″N 20°38′35″W / 64.06861°N 20.64306°W / 64.06861; -20.64306