The name Álftafjörður is Icelandic for "swan fjord", and there are some fjords by this name in . The best known of these are:… Álftafjörður is close to .

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

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.


65.9966° or 65° 59' 47.7" north
-23.0197° or 23° 1' 11.1" west
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  • Cebuano: Álftafjörður
  • French: Álftafjörður
  • German: Álftafjörður
  • German: Álftafjörður (Vestfirðir)
  • Icelandic: Álftafjörður
  • Italian: Álftafjörður (Vestfirðir)
  • Polish: Álftafjörður (Vestfirðir)
  • Polish: Álftafjörður
  • Russian: Аульфта-фьорд (Вестфирдир)
  • Russian: Аульфта-фьорд
  • Swedish: Álftafjörður
  • Alfta Fjord
  • Alftafjordur

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