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Location of the Municipality of Snæfellsbær
Location of the Municipality of Snæfellsbær
Country  Iceland
Constituency[1] Northwest Constituency
Region[2] Western Region
County Snæfellsnes- og Hnappadalssýsla
 • Total 684 km2 (264 sq mi)
Population (January 2011)
 • Total 1,723
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
Postcode 360
Website Official website

Snæfellsbær is a municipality located in western Iceland.

As of January 1, 2011, it had a total population of 1,723. The total area is 684 km². Its administrative centre is Ólafsvík and the majority of the residents live in Ólafsvík, Rif and Hellissandur.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Political division
  2. ^ Mainly statistical division

Coordinates: 64°53′53″N 23°42′18″W / 64.898°N 23.705°W / 64.898; -23.705