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Hrafnagil (Iceland)
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Coordinates 65 ° 34 ′  N , 18 ° 6 ′  W Coordinates: 65 ° 34 ′  N , 18 ° 6 ′  W
Basic data
Country Iceland


Norðurland eystra
local community Eyjafjardarsveit
Residents 270 (January 1, 2019)
Hrafnagil on Eyjafjarðará
Hrafnagil on Eyjafjarðará

Hrafnagil is a settlement in the northeast of Iceland .

It is located 11 km south of Akureyri on Eyjafjarðará . The place in the municipality Eyjafjarðarsveit had 270 inhabitants on January 1, 2019. The Eyjafjarðarbraut vestri runs through Hrafnagil S821and continues into Eyjafjarðardalur. In the further course the road becomes Eyjafjarðarleið LF821, via which one can get to Sprengisandsleið SxF26 . At the place the Miðbraut branches off S823to the east, bridges the Eyjafjarðará and flows into the Eyjafjarðarbraut eystri S829. The existing geothermal energy is used for greenhouses. Hrafnagil was the center of the former municipality of Hrafnagilshreppur. It emerged from a large farm that was already known during the saga.

See also

Individual evidence

  1. Hrafnagil-Akureyri. Retrieved May 22, 2020 (Icelandic).