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Akureyri is a town in northern Iceland, nicknamed the Capital of North Iceland, Akureyri is an important port and fishing center.  It is Iceland's fourth largest municipality (after Reykjavík, Hafnarfjörður, and Kópavogur). The area where Akureyri is located was settled in the 9th century but did not receive a municipal charter until 1786. The town was the site of Allied units during World War II. Further growth occurred after the war as the Icelandic population increasingly moved to urban areas. Akureyri's population is 18.860. The area has a relatively mild climate because of geographical factors, and the town's …

Ólafsfjörður is a town connected to Dalvík on Eyjafjörður by the 3.5 km one-lane Múli tunnel and to Siglufjörður by the 11 km Héðinsfjörður Tunnels, opened in 2010. Fishing is the main industry in the town several trawlers make their home in the town's harbor. The municipalities of Ólafsfjörður and Siglufjörður merged in 2006 to form the municipality of Fjallabyggð, which literally means Mountain Settlement. Popular places for skiing and ski touring and Ólafsfjörður has been getting known for surfing in the winter time as well. …

Siglufjörður offers a variety of interesting and enjoyable things to do and see, both for the travelers and for those in search of some outdoor activity. The town has about 1200 inhabitants. The winter turns the town into a paradise for the skier and is a dream come true for the outdoor enthusiast. Here they have a choice of trying some cross-country skiing, slalom, skating, ski touring or zipping across the snow on a snowmobile. During the summer, it is the mountains, the lake and the black sandy shores which call to us, and there is a wide selection of walks and hikes in both mountain and valley to tempt the visitor. In SIglufjörður you can also find Síldarminjasafnið the herring museum is…

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