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Libraries & Archives

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Libraries & Archives

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

Others

Breiðdalshreppur Library
  • Grunnskólanum, Selnesi 23
  • 760 Breiðdalsvík
  • 470-5574
Stöðvarfjörður Library
  • Skólabraut 20
  • 755 Stöðvarfjörður
  • 475-9017
Seyðisfjörður Library
  • Austurvegur 4
  • 710 Seyðisfjörður
  • 470-2339
Fljótsdalshérað Public Libary
  • Laufskógar 1
  • 700 Egilsstaðir
  • 470-0745
Reyðarfjörður Library
  • Heiðarvegur 14a
  • 730 Reyðarfjörður
  • 474-1366
Neskaupstaður Library
  • Skólavegur 9
  • 740 Neskaupstaður
  • 477-1521
Fáskrúðsfjörður Library
  • Hlíðargötu 46
  • 750 Fáskrúðsfjörður
  • 475-9016
Djúpivogur Library
  • Varða 6
  • 765 Djúpivogur
  • 895-9750, 478-8836
Austurland Archive
  • Laufskógar 1
  • 700 Egilsstaðir
  • 471-1417

Austurland

Towns & Villages

Each town in Austurland has its own characteristics. In some of the coastal villages t, the influence of North European neighbors obvious to everyone. 

The French made a strong impact in Fáskrúðsfjörður where the road signs are made out in French as well as in Icelandic. Norwegian influence is easily detected in the Eskifjörður and Seydisfjörður architecture. No such roots are to be seen in Egilsstadir which is the latest addition to East Iceland agglomeration, founded in the late forties of the 20th century.  

Map Vopnafjörður Borgarfjörður Eystri Egilsstaðir Seyðisfjörður Mjóifjörður Neskaupstaður Breiðdalsvík Eskifjörður Reyðarfjörður Fáskrúðsfjörður Stöðvarfjörður Djúpivogur