Hauganes

Hauganes (Icelandic pronunciation: ​[ˈhœiːɣaˌnɛːs]) is a village located in Eyjafjörður in northern Iceland. Hauganes has about 137 inhabitants.

Hauganes
Village
Hauganes is located in Iceland
Hauganes
Hauganes
Location of Hauganes in Iceland
Coordinates: 65°55′N 18°18′W / 65.917°N 18.300°W / 65.917; -18.300Coordinates: 65°55′N 18°18′W / 65.917°N 18.300°W / 65.917; -18.300
Country Iceland
ConstituencyNortheast Constituency
RegionNortheastern Region
MunicipalityDalvíkurbyggð
Population
 • Total137
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)
The whale watching vessel Níels Jónsson lies tied to the pier at Hauganes harbour

The place name Hauganes means "mound peninsula". Fishing is an important industry to the village. Salted fish is produced there, the factory also runs a seafood restaurant in the summer months and operates pay-what-you-want hot tubs at the coast.[1]

Whales and seals may be viewed at a number of spots, from Hauganes it is possible to visit the offshore islands of Hrísey and Grímsey.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Norðurlands, Markaðsstofa. "Heitir pottar á Hauganesi". Norðurland (in Icelandic). Retrieved 2020-12-10.

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