Svalbarðsstrandarhreppur

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Svalbarðsstrandarhreppur
Municipality
Municipal location
Municipal location
Coordinates: 65°44′46″N 18°04′52″W / 65.74611°N 18.08111°W / 65.74611; -18.08111Coordinates: 65°44′46″N 18°04′52″W / 65.74611°N 18.08111°W / 65.74611; -18.08111
Country  Iceland
Constituency[1] Norðausturkjördæmi
Region[2] Norðurland eystra
County Eyjafjarðarsýsla
Area
 • Total 55 km2 (21 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 400
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
Post Code 601
Website Official website

Svalbarðsstrandarhreppur, also named Svalbarðsströnd, is a municipality located in northern-central Iceland, in Norðurland eystra.

Its seat is in the village of Svalbarðseyri and, as of 2011, the population was of 400.[3]

History[edit]

Geography[edit]

Located on the eastern side of Eyjafjörður, Svalbarðsströnd lies in front of Akureyri. The main village, Svalbarðseyri, counts a population of 245. With an extension of 55 km² is one of the smallest municipalities of Iceland.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Political division
  2. ^ Mainly statistical division
  3. ^ Statistics Iceland - Population of Municipalities

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