Eskifjörður

city

Eskifjörður (also called Eskifjördur) is a town and port in eastern Iceland. In 2011, the town had a population of 1,043 people. The town has a large fishing industry.

The port of Eskifjörður (in the background).

Eskifjörður is part of the Fjarðabyggð municipality, and is in the Eastern Region.

A sculpture by Ragnar Kjartansson is located by the main road in Eskifjördur, honouring the mariners who drowned at sea.[1]

Eskifjörður has many beautiful rare stone collections, with thousands of polished and original stones from all over the island.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Becker, Kathleen (1 May 2009). Iceland. Baedeker. p. 162. ISBN 978-3-8297-6616-6. Retrieved 11 January 2011.
  2. "Rare Stone Collection". Visit Eskifjörður. 2015-04-17. Retrieved 2015-04-17.

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