National Theater

The National Theatre of Iceland in , is the national theatre of Iceland. The theater, designed by Guðjón Samúelsson, was formally opened on April 20, 1950. Since 2020, the artistic director of The National Theatre is Magnús Geir Þórðarsson.

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is the capital of and largest city in and with an urban area population of around 233,000, it is the home to two-thirds of Iceland's population. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

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

is a multi-purpose stadium in , . is situated 8 km south of National Theater. Photo: SergejPassau, CC BY-SA 4.0.

National Theater

64.1473° or 64° 8' 50.2" north
-21.9312° or 21° 55' 52.2" west
Open Location Code
6 metres (20 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 94560555
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Belarusian: Ісландскі нацыянальны тэатр
  • Belarusian: Ісьляндскі нацыянальны тэатар
  • Chinese: 冰島國家劇院
  • Danish: Islands nationalteater
  • Danish: Þjóðleikhúsið
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: المسرح الوطنى فى ايسلندا
  • English: National Theatre of Iceland
  • German: Isländisches Nationaltheater
  • German: Nationaltheater Islands
  • German: Nationaltheater von Island
  • German: Thjodleikhusid
  • German: Þjóðleikhúsið
  • Icelandic: Þjóðleikhúsið
  • Italian: Teatro nazionale islandese
  • Japanese: アイスランド国立劇場
  • Persian: تئاتر ملی ایسلند
  • Russian: Национальный театр Исландии
  • Spanish: Teatro Nacional de Islandia
  • Spanish: Teatro nacional de Islandia
  • Swedish: Islands nationalteater
  • Ukrainian: Національний театр Ісландії

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