Location of the former Municipality of Raufarhafnarhreppur
Raufarhöfn is a village located on the northeastern tip of the Melrakkaslétta peninsula in Iceland.
As of January 2011, it has 194 inhabitants. It was a major fish processing station during the large herring catches in the mid 20th century.
The village is the site of a modern monument called the "Arctic Henge" which is aligned to the heavens and is inspired by the mythical world of Eddic poem Völuspá (Prophecy of the Seeress).