Hvalfjarðarsveit

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Hvalfjarðarsveit
Municipality
Location of the Municipality of Hvalfjarðarsveit
Location of the Municipality of Hvalfjarðarsveit
Country  Iceland
Constituency[1] Norðvesturkjördæmi
Region[2] Vesturland
County Borgarfjarðarsýsla
Area
 • Total 482 km2 (186 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 617
Website Official website
Postal Codes:
Hvalfjarðarstrandarhreppur
Former municipality
Location of the former Municipality of Hvalfjarðarstrandarhreppur
Location of the former Municipality of Hvalfjarðarstrandarhreppur
Country  Iceland
Population (2005)
 • Total 147
Postal Codes:

Hvalfjarðarsveit is a municipality located in Iceland.

As of January 1, 2011, it had a total population of 617 and a population density of 1.42 per square kilometer. The total area is 482 km².

History[edit]

The municipality was formed on 1 June 2006, by the union of the former municipalities of Hvalfjarðarstrandarhreppur, Innri-Akraneshreppi, Leirár- og Melahreppi and Skilmannahreppi.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Political division
  2. ^ Mainly statistical division

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 64°17′45″N 21°55′30″W / 64.2959°N 21.9251°W / 64.2959; -21.9251