Ólafsvík is a small town in on the northern side of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. At one point in the 17th and 18th centuries, commercial vessels sailed between Ólafsvík and Denmark, and the village was one of the larger trading ports in Iceland.

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is situated 6 km northwest of Olafsvik. Photo: Salvor, Public domain.

is a village on the Snæfellsnes peninsula in . Photo: Chris Johnston, CC BY 2.0.


64.8959° or 64° 53' 45.3" north
-23.7084° or 23° 42' 30.4" west
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Also Known As

  • Basque: Ólafsvík
  • Belarusian: Оўлафсвік
  • Belarusian: Оўляфсьвік
  • Cebuano: Ólafsvík
  • Chinese: 歐拉夫斯維克
  • Czech: Ólafsvík
  • Danish: Ólafsvík
  • Dutch: Olafsvik
  • Dutch: Ólafsvík
  • English: Ólafsvík
  • Faroese: Ólafsvík
  • French: Olafsvik
  • French: Ólafsvík
  • Georgian: ოულაფსვიკი
  • German: Olafsvik
  • German: Ólafsvik
  • German: Ólafsvík
  • Icelandic: Ólafsvík
  • Icelandic: Ólafsvíkurbær
  • Icelandic: Ólafsvíkurhreppur
  • Icelandic: Ólafsvíkurkaupstaður
  • Japanese: オゥラフスヴィーク
  • Japanese: オラフスヴィク
  • Korean: 올라프스비크
  • Lithuanian: Oulafsvikas
  • Macedonian: Оулафсвик
  • Ossetian: Олафсвик
  • Ossetian: Оулафсвик
  • Polish: Olafsvik
  • Polish: Ólafsvík
  • Portuguese: Ólafsvík
  • Russian: Олафсвик
  • Russian: Оулавсвик
  • Russian: Оулафсвик
  • Scots: Ólafsvík
  • Spanish: Olafsvik
  • Spanish: Olafsvík
  • Spanish: Ólafsvik
  • Spanish: Ólafsvík
  • Swedish: Ólafsvík
  • Ukrainian: Оулафсвік
  • Volapük: Ólafsvík

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