Western Region (Iceland)

Western Region (Icelandic: Vesturland) is one of the traditional eight regions of Iceland, located on the western coast of the island. It is the only region for which the largest town, Akranes, is not the municipal capital.

Vesturland
The Vesturland area
The Vesturland area
CountryIceland
SeatBorgarnes
Area
 • Total9,554 km2 (3,689 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total16,662
 • Density1.6/km2 (4/sq mi)

Coordinates: 64°32′N 21°55′W / 64.533°N 21.917°W / 64.533; -21.917