Húnavatnshreppur

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Húnavatnshreppur
Hunavatnshreppur map.png
Location of the municipality
Constituency Northwest Constituency
Region Northwestern Region
Manager Einar Kristján Jónsson
Area 3,817 km2
Population 409
Density 0.11/km2
Number 5612
Website hunavatnshreppur.is

Húnavatnshreppur is a rural municipality located in north-western Iceland.

History[edit]

The municipality was formed on 1 January 2006 by the union of the former municipalities of Sveinsstaðahreppur, Torfalækjarhreppur, Svínavatnshreppur and Bólstaðarhlíðarhreppur.

Geography[edit]

Húnavatn is one of the largest Icelandic municipalities. Its souther borders touch the glaciers of Hofsjökull and Langjökull. In the south are situated also the hot springs in Hveravellir.

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