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The place is the oldest trading post in Vestur-Ísafjarðarsýsla district . American fishermen based here in the late 18th century . The warehouse from 1733 is one of the oldest Icelandic buildings. In 1996 the municipality was united with five other municipalities to form Ísafjarðarbær.
The Þingeyrarkirkja was built between 1910 and 1911. An old forge, built from 1913, can be visited.
Transport and infrastructure
- Jens Willhardt, Christine Sadler: Island. 3rd updated and revised edition. Michael Müller, Erlangen 2003, ISBN 3-89953-115-9 , p. 594ff.