Skútustaðahreppur

Skútustaðahreppur (Icelandic pronunciation: ​[ˈskuːtʏˌstaːðaˌr̥ɛhpʏr̥], regionally also [ˈskuːtʰʏ-]) is a rural municipality located in East Iceland, in Northeastern Region. Its seat is in the village of Reykjahlíð.[1]

Skútustaðahreppur
Coat of arms of Skútustaðahreppur
Location of Skútustaðahreppur
Location of Skútustaðahreppur
Skútustaðahreppur is located in Iceland
Skútustaðahreppur
Skútustaðahreppur
Location of Skútustaðahreppur
Coordinates: 65°38′37″N 16°55′03″W / 65.6436192°N 16.9173658°W / 65.6436192; -16.9173658Coordinates: 65°38′37″N 16°55′03″W / 65.6436192°N 16.9173658°W / 65.6436192; -16.9173658
CountryIceland
RegionNortheastern Region
ConstituencyNortheast Constituency
Government
 • ManagerJón Óskar Pétursson
Area
 • Total6,036 km2 (2,331 sq mi)
Population
 • Total399
 • Density0.07/km2 (0.2/sq mi)
Postal code(s)
660
Municipal number6607
Websitemyv.is

GeographyEdit

Skútustaðir is one of the largest Icelandic municipalities. Its southern borders are represented by the northern site of the glacier of Vatnajökull. Its territory includes the lakes of Mývatn (in front of Reykjahlíð) and Öskjuvatn; and the volcanoes of Hverfjall, Askja, Krafla and Herðubreið.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Google Earth". earth.google.com. Retrieved 2020-10-17.

External linksEdit

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