Western Region (Iceland)

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Vesturland
The Vesturland area
The Vesturland area
Country Iceland
Seat Akranes
Area
 • Total 9,554 km2 (3,689 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 15,300
 • Density 1.6/km2 (4/sq mi)

Western Region (Icelandic: Vesturland) is one of the traditional eight regions of Iceland, located on the western side of the island. The biggest town in the region is Akranes, with a population of 6300.

External links[edit]

Wikivoyage has a travel guide for West Iceland.

Coordinates: 64°32′N 21°55′W / 64.533°N 21.917°W / 64.533; -21.917