Hólmavík


Hólmavík

Hólmavík is a small town in the western part of Iceland, by Steingrímsfjörður. It is the largest settlement in Strandir and serves as a centre of commerce for the county. Hólmavík is part of the Strandabyggð municipality and has 381 inhabitants (2005 census). In Hólmavík is the famous Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft. Well-known people from Hólmavík include the poet Stefán frá Hvítadal and the musician Gunnar Þórðarson of the band Hljómar. The artist Einar Hákonarson has a studio and a home in Hólmavík.


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