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Libraries & Archives

Libraries & Archives

Most parts of the country have their own archives and most
populated areas have libraries, differing in size and variety.


Stykkishólmur Library
  • Borgarbraut 6a
  • 340 Stykkishólmur
  • 433-8160
Samkomuhúsið Arnarstapa
  • Félagsheimilið Snæfell, Arnarstapa
  • 356 Snæfellsbær
  • 435-6611, 615-1962

West Iceland

Towns & Villages

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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Map Hellissandur, Rif Grundarfjörður Stykkishólmur Búðardalur Dalir Arnarstapi Hellnar Snæfellsnes Bifröst Húsafell Reykholt Borgarfjörður Hvanneyri Borgarnes Hvalfjörður Akranes Ólafsvík Bjarteyjarsandur