Hvalfjörður is situated in the west of between and . The fjord is approximately 30 km long and 5 km wide. The origin of the name Hvalfjörður is uncertain.
Photo: Olikristinn, CC BY 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

, also known as í Saurbæ or Saurbæjarkirkja, is a church in , . is situated 3½ km northeast of Hvalfjörður. Photo: TommyBee, Public domain.


64.3764° or 64° 22' 35" north
-21.6631° or 21° 39' 47" west
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Also Known As

  • Cebuano: Hvalfjörður
  • Chinese: 伐爾弗德
  • Danish: Hvalfjörður
  • Dutch: Hvalfjordur
  • Dutch: Hvalfjörður
  • French: Hvalfjordur
  • French: Hvalfjorður
  • French: Hvalfjördhur
  • French: Hvalfjördur
  • French: Hvalfjörður
  • Gallegan: Hvalfjörður
  • German: Hvalfjördur
  • German: Hvalfjörður
  • Hungarian: Hvalfjörður
  • Icelandic: Hvalfjörður
  • Indonesian: Hvalfjörður
  • Italian: Hvalfjörður
  • Japanese: クヴァールフィヨルズル
  • Japanese: ハヴァルフィヨルド
  • Korean: 크발피외르뒤르
  • Latin: Hvalfiordum
  • Latin: Hvalfjordum
  • Latin: Hvalfjordus
  • Norwegian: Hvalfjörður
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hvalfjord
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hvalfjorden
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hvalfjörður
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Hvalfjördur
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Hvalfjörður
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kvalfjord
  • Polish: Hvalfjörður
  • Russian: Хваль-фьорд
  • Serbo-Croatian: Hvalfjörður
  • Spanish: Hvalfjordur
  • Spanish: Hvalfjorður
  • Spanish: Hvalfjördur
  • Spanish: Hvalfjörður
  • Swedish: Hvalfjördur
  • Swedish: Hvalfjörður
  • Ukrainian: Хваль-фіорд
  • Hval Fiord
  • Hval Fjörd

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