Skútustaðahreppur

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Skútustaðahreppur
COA Skutustadahreppur.png
Coat of arms of Skútustaðahreppur
Skútustaðahreppur is located in Iceland
Skútustaðahreppur
Skútustaðahreppur
65°38′37″N 16°55′03″W / 65.6436192°N 16.9173658°W / 65.6436192; -16.9173658Coordinates: 65°38′37″N 16°55′03″W / 65.6436192°N 16.9173658°W / 65.6436192; -16.9173658
RegionNortheastern Region
ConstituencyNortheast Constituency
ManagerJón Óskar Pétursson
Area6,036 km2 (2,331 sq mi)
Population399
Density0.07/km2 (0.18/sq mi)
Municipal number6607
Postal code(s)660
Websitemyv.is

Skútustaðahreppur is a rural municipality located in East Iceland, in Northeastern Region. Its seat is in the village of Reykjahlíð.

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Skútustaðir is one of the largest Icelandic municipalities. Its southern borders are represented by the northern site of the glacier of Vatnajökull. Its territory includes the lakes of Mývatn (in front of Reykjahlíð) and Öskjuvatn; and the volcanoes of Hverfjall, Askja, Krafla and Herðubreið.

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