Grýtubakkahreppur

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Grýtubakkahreppur
Municipality
View of the village of Grenivík, the municipal seat
View of the village of Grenivík,
the municipal seat
Municipal location
Municipal location
Coordinates: 65°56′56″N 18°10′53″W / 65.94889°N 18.18139°W / 65.94889; -18.18139Coordinates: 65°56′56″N 18°10′53″W / 65.94889°N 18.18139°W / 65.94889; -18.18139
Country  Iceland
Constituency[1] Norðausturkjördæmi
Region[2] Norðurland eystra
County Suður-Þingeyjarsýsla
Area
 • Total 432 km2 (167 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 334
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
Website Official website

Grýtubakkahreppur, also named Grýtubakki, is a municipality located in northern-central Iceland, in Norðurland eystra.

Its seat is in the village of Grenivík and, as of 2011, the population was of 334.[3]

History[edit]

Geography[edit]

Located on the western side of Eyjafjörður, north of Akureyri, Grýtubakki is located next to Dalvík and not too far from Húsavík. The main village, Grenivík, counts a population of 256 as of January 2011.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Political division
  2. ^ Mainly statistical division
  3. ^ Statistics Iceland - Population of Municipalities

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