West Iceland

Western Region is one of the traditional eight regions of Iceland, located on the western coast of the island. It is the only region for which the largest town, , is not the municipal capital.

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is a town in West Iceland about 75 km north of , with a population of around 2000. Photo: OddurBen, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in West Iceland, on the north coast of the Snæfellsnes peninsula. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a village on the Snæfellsnes peninsula in West Iceland. Photo: Chris Johnston, CC BY 2.0.

is a national park located on the tip of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula in West Iceland. Photo: Markus Trienke, CC BY-SA 2.0.

West Iceland

Latitude of center
64.75° or 64° 45' north
Longitude of center
-21.8333° or 21° 50' west
Population
15,300
Elevation
227 metres (745 feet)
Geo­Names ID
3426184

Also Known As

  • Albanian: Rajoni Perëndimor
  • Arabic: الإقليم الغربي
  • Armenian: Վեստուրլանդ
  • Azerbaijani: Vesturland
  • Basque: Vesturland
  • Belarusian: Вестурланд
  • Belarusian: Вэстурлянд
  • Belarusian: Заходняя вобласьць
  • Bengali: ওয়স্টার্ন অঞ্চল
  • Breton: Vesturland
  • Bulgarian: Вестюрланд
  • Catalan: Vesturland
  • Cebuano: Vesturland
  • Chinese: Vesturland
  • Chinese: 西部区
  • Chinese: 西部區
  • Czech: Vesturland
  • Czech: Západní region
  • Danish: Vesturland
  • Dutch: Vesturland
  • English: Vesturland
  • English: West
  • English: Western Region
  • Esperanto: Vesturland
  • Esperanto: okcidenta lando
  • Estonian: Vesturland
  • Faroese: Vesturland
  • Finnish: Vesturland
  • French: Ouest
  • French: Vesturland
  • Gaelic (Scots): Vesturland
  • Gallegan: Vesturland
  • Georgian: ვესტურლანდი
  • Georgian: ვესტურლენდი
  • German: Vesturland
  • Greek: Δυτική Ισλανδία
  • Gujarati: પશ્ચિમી પ્રદેશ
  • Hebrew: וסטורלנד
  • Hebrew: מערב איסלנד
  • Hindi: पश्चिमी क्षेत्र
  • Hungarian: Nyugati régió
  • Icelandic: Vesturland
  • Indonesian: Vesturland
  • Irish: Vesturland
  • Italian: Ovest
  • Italian: Vesturland
  • Japanese: アイスランド西部地方
  • Japanese: ウェスタン州
  • Japanese: 西アイスランド
  • Kannada: ಪಾಶ್ಚಾತ್ಯ ಪ್ರದೇಶ
  • Korean: 베스튀를란드
  • Korean: 서부 주
  • Latin: Vesturland
  • Latvian: Rietumu reģions
  • Lithuanian: Vesturlandas
  • Lithuanian: Vesturlando regionas
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Vesturland
  • Macedonian: Западен регион
  • Malay (generic): Western Region
  • Marathi: पश्चिम प्रदेश
  • Min Nan Chinese: Vesturland
  • Northern Sami: Vesturland
  • Norwegian: Vesturland
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Vesturland
  • Persian: منطقه غربی ایسلند
  • Persian: وستورلاند
  • Polish: Okręg Wschodni
  • Polish: Vesturland
  • Portuguese: Oeste
  • Portuguese: Região Oeste
  • Portuguese: Vesturland
  • Pushto: وستورلنډ
  • Russian: Вестюрланд
  • Serbian: Vestirtland
  • Serbian: Вестиртланд
  • Serbo-Croatian: Vesturland
  • Sinhalese: බටහිර කලාපය
  • Spanish: Occidental
  • Spanish: Región Vesturland
  • Spanish: Vesturland
  • Swedish: Vesturland
  • Swedish: Västlandet
  • Swedish: Västra
  • Tamil: மேற்கு பகுதி
  • Telugu: పశ్చిమ ప్రాంతం
  • Thai: เวอเตอร์แลนด์
  • Turkish: Batı Bölgesi
  • Turkish: Western Region
  • Ukrainian: Вестурланд
  • Urdu: مغربی ریجن
  • Urdu: مغربی علاقہ
  • Vietnamese: Khu vực Phía Tây
  • Welsh: Rhanbarth y Gorllewin
  • Welsh: Vesturland
  • Wu Chinese: 西部区 (冰岛)
  • Islanda occidentale
  • Region Barat
  • Западен Регион

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