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Location of the Municipality of Árborg
Location of the Municipality of Árborg
Location in Iceland

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Country Template:Country data Iceland
Constituency[1] South Constituency
Region[2] Southern Region
Municipality Árborg
Population (2011)
 • Total 445
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
Website Official website

Stokkseyri is a small town in Southern Iceland, with a population of around 445.


Founded around 900 AD by the settler Hásteinn Atlason. It was an important fishing and trading village in previous times, and now it's become more of a tourist attraction.[3] The town is founded on the Great Þjórsá lava.

The school is Barnaskólinn á Eyrarbakka og Stokkseyri.

The experimental artistic collaboration Jónsi & Alex wrote a song named after the town which appears as track 4 on their album, Riceboy Sleeps.

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A known inhabitant of Stokkseyri was Stokkseyrar-Dísa.

It is home to football team UMF Stokkseyri.


  1. Political division
  2. Mainly statistical division
  3. "Stokkseyri town official website". 

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