Location of the Municipality of Hörgársveit
|• Total||894 km2 (345 sq mi)|
|Time zone||GMT (UTC+0)|
Location of the former Municipality of Arnarneshreppur
Location of the former Municipality of Hörgárbyggð
The former municipality of Hörgárbyggð was formed on 1 January 2001 by the union of the municipalities of Skriða (Skriðuhreppur), Öxnadalur (Öxnadalshreppur) and Glæsibær (Glæsibæjarhreppur). In 2010 Hörgárbyggð merged with the municipality of Arnarnes (Arnarneshreppur) to form the current municipality of Hörgársveit.
Located on the Eyjafjörður, to the north of Akureyri, Hörgársveit is made up of several villages, principally Þelamörk, Lónsbakki (115 inhabitants) and Hjalteyri (37 inhabitants), the seat of the former municipality of Arnarnes.
- Political division
- Mainly statistical division
- Statistics Iceland - Population of Municipalities
- (Icelandic) Hörgársveit official website