Álftanes is the name of many smaller peninsulas in . It means swan peninsula. The best known of these peninsulas extrudes from the eastern part of with the town of the same name in the of Iceland.

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Photo: OddurBen, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is today the official residence of the President of Iceland and is situated in Álftanes, not far from the capital city, . Photo: OddurBen, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is situated 2½ km southeast of Alftanes. Photo: Steinninn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a multi-purpose stadium in , . is situated 5 km southeast of Alftanes. Photo: SergejPassau, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town in that is the country's second largest municipality by population. Photo: Axel Kristinsson, CC BY 2.0.

is a town in with a population of 25,000. Photo: unndor, CC BY 2.0.


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