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The new stand at Kópavogsvöllur
Location Dalsmári 5
201 Kópavogur
Coordinates 64°6′14″N 21°53′48″W / 64.10389°N 21.89667°W / 64.10389; -21.89667Coordinates: 64°6′14″N 21°53′48″W / 64.10389°N 21.89667°W / 64.10389; -21.89667
Owner Kópavogur
Operator Kópavogur
Capacity 5,501 (1,869 seated)
Field size 105 x 68 m
Surface Grass (with undersoil heating system)
Broke ground 1975
Opened 7 June 1975
Expanded 9 May 2009
Breiðablik (1975–present)
HK (1992-2013)

Kópavogsvöllur is a multi-use stadium in Kópavogur, Iceland. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Breiðablik. It is also used for track and field events. The stadium holds 5,501 spectators and has 1,869 seats in two stands.

The stadium was opened on 7 June 1975, when home team Breiðablik hosted Víkingur Ólafsvík in the old 2nd division.

On 9 May 2009, a new stand was opened by Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdóttir, Iceland's Minister of Education, Science and Culture. The new stand has 1,360 seats and is roofed. The stand also houses the changing rooms for the stadium, as well as lounges.