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Not to be confused with Svalbarðsstrandarhreppur.
Location of the Municipality of Svalbarðshreppur
Location of the Municipality of Svalbarðshreppur
Country  Iceland
Constituency[1] Norðausturkjördæmi
Region[2] Norðurland eystra
County Norður-Þingeyjarsýsla
 • Total 446 sq mi (1,155 km2)
Population (2011)
 • Total 106
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
Post Code 681

Svalbarðshreppur is a municipality in northeastern Iceland, between Norðurþing and Langanesbyggð.

As of 1 January 2011, it had a total population of 106 and a population density of 0.1 per square kilometre. The total area was 1,155 km². The municipality is administered from Þórshöfn in the neighbouring Langanesbyggð municipality. The area is known for its salmon rivers.


  1. ^ Political division
  2. ^ Mainly statistical division

Coordinates: 66°11′56″N 15°20′10″W / 66.199°N 15.336°W / 66.199; -15.336