Njarðvík

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Njarðvík
Town
Aerial view of Ytri Njarðvík
Aerial view of Ytri Njarðvík
Location of the Municipality of Reykjanesbaer
Location of the Municipality of Reykjanesbaer
Njarðvík is located in Iceland
Njarðvík
Njarðvík
Location in Iceland
Coordinates: 63°59′00″N 22°33′00″W / 63.98333°N 22.55000°W / 63.98333; -22.55000Coordinates: 63°59′00″N 22°33′00″W / 63.98333°N 22.55000°W / 63.98333; -22.55000
Country  Iceland
Constituency[1] Suðurkjördæmi
Region[2] Suðurnes[3]
County Gullbringusýsla
Municipality Reykjanesbær Coat.svg Reykjanesbær
Population (2009)
 • Total 4,400
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
Website Official website

Njarðvík is a town in south-western Iceland located on the peninsula of Reykjanes. As of 2009, its population was 4,400.

History[edit]

In 1995 it merged with the town of Keflavík and the village of Hafnir to form the new municipality of Reykjanesbær.

Geography[edit]

Njarðvík is located in the Reykjanes region of Reykjavík, adjacent to Keflavík. It consists of two parts: Innri Njarðvík and Ytri Njarðvík (inner and outer Njarðvík). In the old town is the Njarðvíkurkirkja Innri, a stone church built in 1886.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Njardhvikur
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 2
(35)
2
(35)
3
(37)
5
(41)
8
(46)
11
(51)
12
(53)
12
(53)
9
(48)
6
(42)
4
(39)
2
(35)
6.3
(42.9)
Average low °C (°F) −2
(28)
−1
(30)
−1
(30)
0
(32)
3
(37)
6
(42)
8
(46)
8
(46)
5
(41)
2
(35)
0
(32)
−1
(30)
2.3
(35.8)
Precipitation mm (inches) 99
(3.9)
97
(3.8)
97
(3.8)
74
(2.9)
66
(2.6)
64
(2.5)
64
(2.5)
86
(3.4)
94
(3.7)
114
(4.5)
109
(4.3)
112
(4.4)
1,076
(42.3)
Source: Weatherbase[4]

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Political division
  2. ^ Mainly statistical division
  3. ^ Formerly named Reykjanes
  4. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Njardhvikur, Iceland". Weatherbase. 2011.  Retrieved on November 24, 2011.

External links[edit]

Media related to Njarðvík at Wikimedia Commons