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Hvammstangi

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Country  Iceland
Region  Northwestern Region
Website  Official website
Population  582 (Jan 2011)
Constituency  Northwest Constituency
Póstnúmer  531
Local time  Friday 12:24 PM
Municipality  Húnaþing vestra
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Weather  -1°C, Wind E at 10 km/h, 50% Humidity

Hvammstangi is an Icelandic village in the north-west part of the country, on Vatnsnes peninsula, situated on the Miðfjörður.

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Map of Hvammstangi, Iceland

It is the most densely populated area in the Húnaþing County, with a current population of about 580 people.

Overview

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.

References

Hvammstangi Wikipedia


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