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Fljótsdalur (Icelandic pronunciation: ​[ˈfljoutsˌtaːlʏr̥]) is a valley in east Iceland, formed by the Lagarfljót River.[1] Lake Lagarfljót and the city of Egilsstaðir are north of the valley.[2][3]

The most known places are Skriðuklaustur, Valþjófsstaður and the waterfalls Hengifoss, Strútsfoss and Kirkjufoss.


  1. ^ Andrew Evans (2008). Iceland: The Bradt Travel Guide. Bradt Travel Guides. pp. 371–. ISBN 978-1-84162-215-6. Retrieved 20 August 2013.
  2. ^ Don Young; Marjorie Young (1 June 2008). Iceland Adventure Guide. Hunter Publishing, Inc. pp. 355–. ISBN 978-1-58843-672-6. Retrieved 20 August 2013.
  3. ^ Paddy Dillon (January 2013). Walking and Trekking in Iceland. Cicerone Press Limited. pp. 105–. ISBN 978-1-85284-647-3. Retrieved 20 August 2013.

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Media related to Fljótsdalur at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 64°50′N 15°30′W / 64.833°N 15.500°W / 64.833; -15.500