Árborg

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For the Canadian town of Arborg, see Arborg, Manitoba.
Sveitarfélagið Árborg
Sveitarfélagið Árborg is located in Iceland
Sveitarfélagið Árborg
Sveitarfélagið Árborg
Coordinates: 63°56′10″N 21°00′00″W / 63.93611°N 21.00000°W / 63.93611; -21.00000
Region Southern Region
Constituency South Constituency
Manager Ásta Stefánsdóttir
Area 158 km2 (61 sq mi)
Population 7,889
Density 49.93/km2 (129.3/sq mi)
Municipal number 8200
Postal code(s) 800, 801, 802, 820, 825
Website arborg.is

Sveitarfélagið Árborg is the biggest municipality in southern Iceland founded in 1998. The biggest town in the municipality is Selfoss. Eyrarbakki and Stokkseyri are two communities on the southern coast and Sandvíkurhreppur is a rural administrative region between those three other towns.

The area was represented in the fifth episode of the first season of the parody TV series Documentary Now! as the host of an Al Capone Festival.

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Árborg is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Twin municipalities Norway-Iceland" (in Norwegian). Norwegian government. Retrieved 24 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Våra vänorter". kalmar.se. Retrieved 27 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Savonlinnan ystävyyskaupungit". savonlinna.fi. Retrieved 26 April 2014.