Drangsnes

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Drangsnes
Village
Kerling
Kerling
Location of the Municipality of Kaldrananeshreppur
Location of the Municipality of Kaldrananeshreppur
Drangsnes is located in Iceland
Drangsnes
Drangsnes
Location of the Municipality of Kaldrananeshreppur
Coordinates: 65°41′N 21°27′W / 65.683°N 21.450°W / 65.683; -21.450
Country  Iceland
Constituency[1] Northwest Constituency
Region[2] Westfjords
Municipality Kaldrananeshreppur
Population (January 2011)
 • Total 67
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
Website Official website

Drangsnes is a small town in the western part of Iceland, at the mouth of Steingrímsfjörður and near Hólmavík.

It is part of the Kaldrananeshreppur municipality and only has 67 inhabitants (2011 census). It got its name from a tall rock named Kerling of what is said that it is one of three troll women who tried to separate the Westfjords from the rest of Iceland.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Political division
  2. ^ Mainly statistical division

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 65°41′N 21°27′W / 65.683°N 21.450°W / 65.683; -21.450