Svalbarðseyri is a village in the Svalbarðsströnd district on the eastern coast of Eyjafjörður. Svalbarðsströnd is a thriving agricultural area and in the village there is a long tradition of agricultural service and industry and there you also find a small boat marina. Tourism has been on the rise and today the main pillars of the economy are industry and service.

Svalbarðseyri is a great source of local food products, as the biggest workplace there is a meat processing factory. Some of the finest meat products that North Iceland has to offer is produced there, including the famous lamb meat. So the next time you visit North Iceland, chances are that the meat you order at a restaurant will have come from the factory in Svalbarðseyri.

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Svalbarðseyri
GPS Points N65° 44' 45.076" W18° 4' 58.703"
Postal codes

606

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  • 606 Akureyri
  • 6623762, 663-2650

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Society and the economy have many faces. Whereas agriculture is the mainstay of rural areas, the towns depend upon fishing, industry, trade and a range of services, with each village having its own characteristics though they all prove hospitable hosts. 
The availability of food and accommodation and the possibilities at every location for recreation and entertainment make hopping between the villages informative as well as fun.   
In every case, the residents are lively and ready to celebrate.

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Map Akureyri Eyjafjarðarsveit Grímsey Raufarhöfn Kópasker Þórshöfn Bakkafjörður Húsavík Mývatn Laugar Svalbarðseyri Grenivík Hjalteyri Hauganes Árskógssandur Dalvík Hrísey Ólafsfjörður Siglufjörður Hofsós Hólar Varmahlíð Sauðárkrókur Skagaströnd Blöndós Hvammstangi Laugarbakki Borðeyri