Westfjords

The Westfjords are in the far northwest of , a sparsely populated, rugged territory intertwined by fjords.
Photo: Progresschrome, CC BY-SA 3.0. Photo: Progresschrome, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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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.

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

is a small fishing village perched on the tip of the 13 km-long Súgandafjörður in the Westfjords. Photo: Progresschrome, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Westfjords

Latitude of center
65.6667° or 65° 40' north
Longitude of center
-22.5° or 22° 30' west
Population
7,300
Elevation
483 metres (1,585 feet)
Geo­Names ID
3426185

Also Known As

  • Albanian: Fjordet Perëndimore
  • Arabic: إقليم المضايق
  • Armenian: Վեստֆիրդիր
  • Azerbaijani: Vestfirdir
  • Basque: Vestfirðir
  • Belarusian: Вестфірдзір
  • Bengali: ওয়েস্টফোর্ডস অঞ্চল
  • Breton: Vestfirðir
  • Bulgarian: Северозападен полуостров
  • Catalan: Vestfirðir
  • Cebuano: Vestfirðir (rehiyon)
  • Cebuano: Vestfirðir
  • Chinese: Vestfirðir
  • Chinese: 西峡湾区
  • Chinese: 西峽灣區
  • Czech: Vestfirðir
  • Danish: Vestfirðir
  • Dutch: Vestfirdhir
  • Dutch: Vestfirdir
  • Dutch: Vestfirðir
  • Dutch: Westfjorden
  • English: Vestfirdir
  • English: Vestfirðir
  • English: West Fjords
  • Esperanto: Okcidentaj Fjordoj
  • Esperanto: Vestfirðir
  • Esperanto: okcidenta fjordaro
  • Estonian: Vestfirðir
  • Finnish: Länsivuonot
  • Finnish: Vestfirðir
  • French: Fjords de l'Ouest
  • French: Fjords de l'ouest
  • French: Vestfirdir
  • French: Vestfirðir
  • Gaelic (Scots): Vestfirðir
  • Gallegan: Vestfirðir
  • Georgian: ვესტფირდირი
  • German: Vestfirdir
  • German: Vestfirðir
  • German: Westfjorde
  • Greek: Δυτικά Φιόρδ
  • Gujarati: પશ્ચિમજોર્ડ્સ પ્રદેશ
  • Hebrew: הפיורדים המערביים של איסלנד
  • Hebrew: וסטפירד'יר
  • Hindi: वेस्ट फ्योर्ड प्रदेश
  • Hungarian: Vestfirðir
  • Icelandic: Vestfirðir
  • Ido: Vestfirðir
  • Indonesian: Vestfirðir
  • Irish: Vestfirðir
  • Italian: Fiordi occidentali
  • Italian: Vestfirdir
  • Italian: Vestfirðir
  • Japanese: 西部フィヨルド
  • Japanese: 西部フィヨルド地方
  • Kannada: ವೆಸ್ಟ್ಫಾರ್ಡ್ಸ್ ಪ್ರದೇಶ
  • Korean: 베스트피르디르
  • Latin: Vestfirðir
  • Latvian: Rietumfjordi
  • Latvian: Rietumfjordu reģions
  • Lithuanian: Vestfirdiras
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Vestfirðir
  • Macedonian: Западни Фјордови
  • Malay (generic): Westfjords Region
  • Marathi: वेस्टफॉर्दज प्रदेश
  • Min Nan Chinese: Vestfirðir
  • Northern Sami: Vestfirðir
  • Norwegian: Vestfirðir
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Vestfirðir
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Vestfirdir
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Vestfirðir
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Vestfjordane
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Вестфирдир
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Ныгуылæнфьордтæ
  • Persian: وستفیوردز
  • Persian: وست‌فیردیر
  • Polish: Fiordy Zachodnie
  • Polish: Vestfirdir
  • Polish: Vestfirðir
  • Polish: Zachodnie Fiordy
  • Portuguese: Fiordes Ocidentais
  • Portuguese: Fiordes do Oeste
  • Portuguese: Vestfirðir
  • Pushto: وست فیردیر
  • Russian: Вестфирдир
  • Russian: Западные Фьорды
  • Serbian: Вестфирдир (регион)
  • Serbian: Вестфирдир
  • Serbo-Croatian: Vestfirðir
  • Sinhalese: වෙස්ට්ෆ්ජෝර්ඩ්ස් පළාත
  • Spanish: Fiordos occidentales
  • Spanish: Región de Vestfirðir
  • Spanish: Vestfirdir
  • Spanish: Vestfirðir
  • Swedish: Vestfirðir
  • Swedish: Västfjordarna
  • Swedish: Västfjorderna
  • Swedish: Västlandet
  • Tamil: வெஸ்டபிஜோர்டஸ் பகுதி
  • Telugu: వెస్ట్‌ఫియార్డ్స్ ప్రాంతం
  • Thai: เวสท์ฟยอร์ด
  • Turkish: Batı Fiyortlar
  • Turkish: Wesfjırds Bölgesi
  • Ukrainian: Вестфірдір
  • Urdu: ویستفجوردس ریجن
  • Vietnamese: Khu vực Westfjords
  • Welsh: Ffiords y Gorllewin
  • Welsh: Rhanbarth y Gorllewin
  • Welsh: Vestfirðir
  • Wu Chinese: 西峡湾区
  • Fyord Barat

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