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Djúpivogur

Djúpavogshreppur
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Location of the municipality
Constituency Northeast Constituency
Region Eastern Region
Manager Gauti Jóhannesson
Area 1,133 km2
Population 470
Density 0.41/km2
Number 7617
Postal code(s) 765
Website djupivogur.is

Djúpivogur is a small town and municipality (Djúpavogshreppur) located on a peninsula in eastern Iceland, near the island of Papey and on the fjord Berufjörður.

Climate

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History

By the early nineteenth century, Djúpivogur was 'a tiny port with a Danish colonial trading base'. Hans Jonatan, who had been a slave in Copenhagen, escaped there and became one of Iceland's first people of colour.[2]

See also

Æðarstein lighthouse

References

  1. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Djupivogur, Iceland". Weatherbase. 2011.  Retrieved on November 24, 2011.
  2. ^ Kristín Loftsdóttir and Gísli Pálsson, 'Black on White: Danish Colonialism, Iceland and the Caribbean', in Scandinavian Colonialism and the Rise of Modernity: Small Time Agents in a Global Arena, ed. by Magdalena Naum and Jonas M. Nordin, Contributions To Global Historical Archaeology Volume, 37 (New York: Springer, 2013), pp. 37--52 (quoting p. 47). DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-6202-6_3. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-1-4614-6202-6_3.

External links

Coordinates: 64°39′N 14°17′W / 64.650°N 14.283°W / 64.650; -14.283{{#coordinates:64|39|N|14|17|W|region:IS_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki|| |primary |name= }}