Húnavatnshreppur

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Húnavatnshreppur
Skyline of Húnavatnshreppur
Skyline of Húnavatnshreppur
Coat of arms of Húnavatnshreppur
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality
Location of the municipality
Húnavatnshreppur is located in Iceland
Húnavatnshreppur
Húnavatnshreppur
Location of the municipality
Coordinates: 65°30′57″N 20°23′18″W / 65.5158316°N 20.3883425°W / 65.5158316; -20.3883425Coordinates: 65°30′57″N 20°23′18″W / 65.5158316°N 20.3883425°W / 65.5158316; -20.3883425
CountryIceland
RegionNorthwestern Region
ConstituencyNorthwest Constituency
Government
 • ManagerEinar Kristján Jónsson
Area
 • Total3,817 km2 (1,474 sq mi)
Population
 • Total409
 • Density0.11/km2 (0.3/sq mi)
Municipal number5612
Websitehunavatnshreppur.is

Húnavatnshreppur is a rural municipality located in north-western Iceland.

History[edit]

The municipality was formed on 1 January 2006 by the union of the former municipalities of Sveinsstaðahreppur, Torfalækjarhreppur, Svínavatnshreppur and Bólstaðarhlíðarhreppur.

Geography[edit]

Húnavatn is one of the largest Icelandic municipalities. Its southern borders touch the glaciers of Hofsjökull and Langjökull. In the south are situated also the hot springs in Hveravellir.

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