Town and former municipality
|• Mayor||Sigurður G. Gunnarsson|
|• Total||5 km2 (2 sq mi)|
|• Density||472/km2 (1,220/sq mi)|
|Postal Codes: 225|
The municipality of Álftanes was merged into the neighboring municipality of Garðabær in January 2013. Álftanes had a population of 2,484 as of January 2011. The town contains the official residence of the President of Iceland, Bessastaðir.
The town is home to the Ungmennafélag Álftaness multi-sport club.
- "Merger Of Álftanes And Garðabær Approved". Reykavik Grapevine. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
- Rdahl, Randi Bj W. (23 May 2011). The Incorporation and Integration of the King's Tributary Lands Into the Norwegian Realm C. 1195-1397. BRILL. p. 217. ISBN 978-90-04-20613-7.