Húnavatnshreppur

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Húnavatnshreppur
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Skyline of Húnavatnshreppur
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Coat of arms of Húnavatnshreppur
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Location of the municipality
Húnavatnshreppur is located in Iceland
Húnavatnshreppur
Húnavatnshreppur
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
RegionNorthwestern Region
ConstituencyNorthwest Constituency
ManagerEinar Kristján Jónsson
Area3,817 km2 (1,474 sq mi)
Population409
Density0.11/km2 (0.28/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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