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Hvammstangi is an Icelandic village in the north-west part of the country, on Vatnsnes peninsula, situated on the Miðfjörður.
It is the most densely populated area in the Húnaþing County, with a current population of about 580 people.
Hvammstangi is an important service center for the surrounding area. It is a regional provider of education and it has been an important trading center since 1846. The town has a growing tourism and administration industry. The fishing industry (providing mainly shrimp) is also very important to the town's economy. The town also owns the largest textile factory in Iceland.