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Hörgársveit

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Constituency  Northeast Constituency
Area  893 km (345 sq mi)
Density  0.63/km (1.6/sq mi)
Manager  Guðmundur Sigvaldason
Population  559
Municipal number  6515
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Region  Northeastern Region, Iceland

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Hörgársveit is a municipality located in north-central Iceland, in Northeastern Region. Its seat is the village of Lónsbakki.

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History

The former municipality of Hörgárbyggð was formed on 1 January 2001 by the union of the municipalities of Skriða (Skriðuhreppur), Öxnadalur (Öxnadalshreppur) and Glæsibær (Glæsibæjarhreppur). In 2010 Hörgárbyggð merged with the municipality of Arnarnes (Arnarneshreppur) to form the current municipality of Hörgársveit.

Geography

Located on the Eyjafjörður, to the north of Akureyri, Hörgársveit is made up of several villages, principally Þelamörk, Lónsbakki (115 inhabitants) and Hjalteyri (37 inhabitants), the seat of the former municipality of Arnarnes.

References

Hörgársveit Wikipedia


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