Eastern Region (Iceland)
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The Austurland area
|• Total||22,721 km2 (8,773 sq mi)|
|• Density||0.6/km2 (2/sq mi)|
Eastern Region (Icelandic: Austurland, also known as Austfirðir: "Eastfjords") is a region in eastern Iceland. Its area is 22,721 square kilometres (8,773 sq mi) and in 2007 its population was 15,300.
The only car and passenger ferry that sails between Iceland and the European continent calls at Seyðisfjörður once a week in the summer months and intermittently the rest of the year.
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