Heimaey, literally Home Island, is an island. At 13.4 square kilometres, it is the largest island in the archipelago, and the largest and most populated island off the Icelandic coast.

Notable Places in the Area

is a two-runway airport on the island of Heimaey, in , a small archipelago off the south coast of . is situated 550 metres south of Heimaey. Photo: Clem23, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a volcanic cone just over 200 metres high on the island of Heimaey. is situated 1¼ km east of Heimaey. Photo: michael clarke stuff, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is an inactive 227-metre-high volcanic cone located on the island of Heimaey in the archipelago in . is situated 750 metres east of Heimaey. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

, the comprehensive secondary school of , , was founded 1979 when the mechanical engineering, common trades and the higher education department of the secondary school merged into one. is situated 560 metres north of Heimaey.

Localities in the Area

is a town on the island of Heimaey. Heimaey is the largest of 15-18 islands in the Westman Islands archipelago, just off the south-west coast of 's mainland. Photo: Thomas Quine, CC BY-SA 2.0.


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