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Fjarðabyggð

Fjarðabyggð
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Location of the municipality
Constituency Northeast Constituency
Region Eastern Region
Mayor Páll Björgvin Guðmundsson
Area 1,164 km2
Population 4,675
Density 4.02/km2
Number 7300
Postal code(s) 715, 730, 735, 740, 750, 755
Website fjardabyggd.is

Fjarðabyggð is a municipality located in eastern Iceland, in the Eastern Region.

History

The municipality was formed in 1998 with the union of the former municipalities of Eskifjörður, Neskaupstaður and Reyðarfjörður. Austurbyggð, Fáskrúðsfjarðarhreppur and Mjóafjarðarhreppur were merged into Fjarðabyggð in 2006.[1]

Geography

The municipality is composed by the following villages:

Rank Village 2011 Population
1. Neskaupstaður 1,437
2. Reyðarfjörður 1,102
3. Eskifjörður 1,043
4. Fáskrúðsfjörður 662
5. Stöðvarfjörður 203
6. Mjóifjörður 35

Twin towns and cities

Fjarðabyggð is twinned with:

References

External links

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Coordinates: 65°02′00″N 14°13′00″W / 65.03333°N 14.21667°W / 65.03333; -14.21667{{#coordinates:65|02|00|N|14|13|00|W|type:city(5100)_region:IS_source:dewiki |primary |name= }}


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