town in Iceland

Akureyri is a city in the northeast of Iceland. It is the second largest city in Iceland. It was founded in 1786.[1] As of 2015, 18,191 people lived there.[2] The mayor of Akureyri is Eiríkur Björn Björgvinsson.[3]

The town square in Akureyri.
coat of arms

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  1. Evans 2008, p. 310
  2. "Iceland in figures 2015". Statistics Iceland. Statistics Iceland. Retrieved 14 September 2015.
  3. "STARFSMENN". Akureyri.is. Retrieved 30 September 2015.