Fljótsdalshérað (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈfljoutsˌtalsˌçɛːraθ]) is a municipality located in eastern Iceland. It is the largest municipality in the country by area. The biggest town in the municipality is Egilsstaðir, with a population of 2,300.
Skyline of Fljótsdalshérað
Location of the municipality
|• Mayor||Björn Ingimarsson|
|• Total||8,884 km2 (3,430 sq mi)|
|• Density||0.40/km2 (1.0/sq mi)|
The feral reindeer of Iceland are mostly situated in Fljótsdalshérað, where they have a number of between 5,000 and 10,000. The largest forest in Iceland, Hallormsstaðaskógur is also located in Fljótsdalshérað.
The Kárahnjúkar Hydropower Plant is located in the municipality.
Twin towns – sister citiesEdit
- "Vinabæir". fljotsdalsherad.is (in Icelandic). Fljótsdalshérað. Retrieved 2020-02-12.