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Stadarstadur

Ari-the-Wise served as a priest at Stadastadur from 1067-1148. He is well-known for his Book of Icelanders, the first work of history written in Iceland.

The place is also the setting of a very known novel by the Nobel price winning Icelandic author Halldor Kiljan Laxness: "Under the glacier".

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Stadarstadur
GPS Points N64° 49' 6.883" W23° 0' 21.877"
Postal code

356

Road number

54

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Straumfjardara Fishing Lodge
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  • Dal v/Straumfjarðará
  • 311 Borgarnes
  • 864-7315, 894-4096, 435-6674
Guesthouse Hof
Guesthouses
  • Hofgarðar
  • 356 Snæfellsbær
  • 846-3897

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Dagbjört Dúna Rúnarsdóttir
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  • Böðvarsholt
  • 356 Snæfellsbær
  • 867-4451
Ragnhildur Sigurðardóttir
Tour Operators
  • Álftavatn
  • 356 Snæfellsbær
  • 848-2339
Þórunn Hilma Svavarsdóttir
Tour Operators
  • Neðri-Hóll
  • 356 Snæfellsbær
  • 893-5240

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The population centres in West Iceland are as varied as they are many. Ten places have over 50 residents and Akranes is the most densely populated with 6,500 inhabitants. 

All of the larger communities put ever-increasing emphasis on dynamic tourism where a wide selection of recreation and services are offered.   

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