Hnífsdalur is a small village in the municipality of , located between and . The literal meaning of the name is "Knife's Valley".

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is a town in the northwest of . The oldest part of with the town centre is located on a spit of sand, or eyri, in Skutulsfjörður, a fjord which meets the waters of the larger fjord . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a small town and the only built-up area in the municipality… is situated 8 km northwest of Hnífsdalur. Photo: Aconcagua, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a village with approximately 200 inhabitants on the in West . Photo: Salvor, CC BY 2.5.


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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Hnífsdalur. See this page's contributions. Photo: Bromr, CC BY-SA 3.0.