Sandgerði

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Sandgerði
Town and Municipality
Coat of arms of Sandgerði
Coat of arms
Location of the Municipality of Sandgerði, Iceland
Location of the Municipality of Sandgerði, Iceland
Sandgerði is located in Iceland
Sandgerði
Sandgerði
Location in Iceland
Coordinates: 64°03′N 22°42′W / 64.050°N 22.700°W / 64.050; -22.700
Country  Iceland
Constituency[1] Suðurkjördæmi
Region[2] Suðurnes[3]
County Gullbringusýsla
Municipality Sandgerðisbær
Area
 • Total 62 km2 (24 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,683
 • Density 27.79/km2 (72.0/sq mi)
Website Official website
Postal Code: 245

Sandgerðisbær (formerly Miðneshreppur) is an Icelandic municipality located in southwestern Iceland on the Reykjanes peninsula.

The land area of Sandgerðisbær is 62 km² (23.9 sq mi) and covers the entire western coast of Miðnes (Rosmhvalanes) north from Garðskagi to Ósabotnar in the south.

Overview[edit]

Inland the land area of Sandgerðisbær stretches into the international airport at Keflavíkurflugvöllur with the air terminal within the municipal boundaries. As of January 2011, Sandgerðisbær had a population of 1,683 and was the 26th most populated municipality in Iceland.[4]

Sports[edit]

Reynir football club play in Iceland's third tier.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Political division
  2. ^ Mainly statistical division
  3. ^ Formerly named Reykjanes
  4. ^ [1]

External links[edit]

Media related to Sandgerði at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 64°03′11″N 22°42′15″W / 64.05306°N 22.70417°W / 64.05306; -22.70417