Vesturbær

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Vesturbær
District
Reykjavík map (D01-Vesturbær).png
Country Iceland
Municipality Reykjavík
Area
 • Total 2.9 km2 (1.1 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 15,700
 • Density 5,400/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
Postal code IS-107

Vesturbær is a district in Reykjavík in Iceland, comprising eight neighbourhoods: Gamli Vesturbær, Bráðræðisholt, Grandahverfi, Hagahverfi, Melar, Skjól, Grímsstaðaholt, Skildinganes and Litli Skerjafjörður.

Overview[edit]

The district is home to the University of Iceland, in addition to four grade schools: Melaskóli, Landakotsskóli, Vesturbæjarskóli and Grandaskóli and one middle school Hagaskóli. Vesturgarður is the local service center. It provides various social and school services and support for leisure activities. The athletics team KR is also based in Vesturbær, and its stadium is in the area.

External links[edit]

Media related to Districts of Reykjavík at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 64°08′55″N 21°57′10″W / 64.148581°N 21.952723°W / 64.148581; -21.952723