Eskifjörður with cruise ship Prinsendam at its wharf, 2017
Location of the Municipality of Fjarðabyggð
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Eskifjörður (in original Icelandic spelling), or also Eskifjördur, is a town and port in eastern Iceland with a large fishing industry. It has a population of 1,043 and constitutes one of the most populated small town part of the municipality of Fjarðabyggð.
The Maritime Museum of East Iceland is in an 1816 building and its artefacts illustrate the fishing and seafaring of East Iceland.
Eskifjörður has one of the most beautiful rare stone collections in Iceland, with thousands of polished, cut and original stones from all over the island, privately owned but visitable.
- Einar Bragi, poet
- Political division
- Mainly statistical division
- Located in the Reyðarfjörður
- (in Icelandic) Infos on Fjarðabyggð municipal website Archived 2011-03-25 at the Wayback Machine.
- Becker, Kathleen (1 May 2009). Iceland. Baedeker. p. 162. ISBN 978-3-8297-6616-6. Retrieved 11 January 2011.
- "Maritime Museum". Retrieved 2017-08-22.
- "Rare Stone Collection". Visit Eskifjörður. 2015-04-17. Retrieved 2015-04-17.
Media related to Eskifjörður at Wikimedia Commons
- (in English) Visit Eskifjordur tourist guide
- (in English) Visit Eskifjordur Facebook Fan page for tourist information around Eskifjordur
- (in Icelandic) Facebook Fan page about everything in Eskifjörður
- (in Icelandic) Eskifjörður page on Fjarðabyggð municipal website
- Images of Eskifjörður on Flickr