in Reykjavíkurborg of Capital Region, Iceland
- Þingvellir National Park (Unesco heritage, 29 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 64.135 and -21.895 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 64° 8' 7" and W -21° 53' 43"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Krona - ISK
- Spoken languages:
- Icelandic, English, German, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 03:50 AM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Atlantic/Reykjavik
- UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 10:44 am and 3:48 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -46.900 and 168.129 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Halfmoon Bay
- This place on Wikipedia
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Safety Score: 2,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Iceland.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Iceland. Last Update: 2022-11-29 08:01:08
Reykjavík in Reykjavíkurborg (Capital Region) with it's 118,918 residents is a town located in Iceland. It's the capital of this country.
Time in Reykjavík is now 03:50 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Atlantic / Reykjavik with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Reykjavík, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Iceland is Reykjavik Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Þingvellir National Park in a distance of 29 mi (or 47 km), East. Need some hints on where to stay? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Borgarnes, Keflavik, Selfoss, Isafjordur and Saudarkrokur. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 8°C / 46 °F
|Morning Temperature||7°C / 45 °F|
|Evening Temperature||9°C / 47 °F|
|Night Temperature||7°C / 44 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||23%|
|Air Pressure||996 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Strong breeze with 18 km/h (11 mph) from West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Heavy intensity rain|
Thursday, 1st of December 2022
6°C (42 °F)
5°C (41 °F)
Light rain, strong breeze, overcast clouds.
Friday, 2nd of December 2022
5°C (42 °F)
5°C (41 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.
Saturday, 3rd of December 2022
3°C (37 °F)
2°C (36 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Alda Hotel Reykjavik
Hilton Reykjavik Nordica
Grand Hotel Reykjavik
Stay Apartments Einholt
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Hamrahlid College (Icelandic: Menntaskólinn við Hamrahlíð) or MH is a public gymnasium, located in Hlíðahverfi, Reykjavík, Iceland. The school was founded in 1966 by the Icelandic Ministry of Education; with the first graduation occurring in 1970. The school's first rector was Guðmundur Arnlaugsson. The school's objective is to prepare students for rigorous tertiary studies both locally and in an international environment.
Kringlan is the largest shopping mall in Reykjavík with over 170 shops, restaurants and services. Built in 1987, it contains everything from a library, theatre and cinema to a liquor store, candy stores and a pub. It has grown over the years, and is thought by many to be the biggest threat for the Reykjavík city centre stores. Kringlan is also competing with another shopping mall, Smáralind in Kópavogur for customers.
Commercial College of Iceland
Verzlunarskóli Íslands (English: The Commercial College of Iceland) is an Icelandic gymnasium. It was founded in 1905 and is the oldest private school in Iceland. The school is located in Reykjavík and has more than 1200 students.
Iceland University of Education
Iceland University of Education was a normal university in Iceland. It merged with University of Iceland in July 2008 and is now called the School of Education. Enrolment was around 2300 students with more than half of them being distance learning students. The university offered B.A. , B. Ed. and B. S degree programmes as well as M. Ed. and doctorate degrees. The main campus is located in Reykjavík, the main building is at Stakkahlid and the art department is nearby at Skipholt 37.
Reykjavik City Theatre
Reykjavík City Theatre is a theatre in Reykjavík. In 1989, after 90 years of performing in a small wooden building in the city centre, the company inaugurated a new, modern theatre complex. The large new building (11,000 square metres in total), comparable to many of Europe's best theatres, has very modern facilities and four highly technical and adaptable stages.
Borgartún is a street in Reykjavík, Iceland, that in years leading up to the country's economic crisis became the centre of the city's financial district. Three of Iceland's four largest banks have their headquarters in the area: Arion banki, Íslandsbanki and Straumur. A 19-story skyscraper, part of the Höfðatorg development, is located at Borgartún. As of 2012, the skyscraper stands completed but the rest of the development remains unfinished.
Hvassaleitisskóli (also known colloquially as Hvassó) is an Icelandic elementary school located at Hvassaleiti in Reykjavík. The school was founded in 1966 and has around 240 students, 32 teachers and 6 other workers.
Reykjavík Theatre Company
The Reykjavík Theatre Company (RTC) was founded in 1897 when two existing companies in Reykjavík combined, performing in the then newly built Iðnó (Craftsmens' House). With Indriði Einarsson (1851-1939) as its Director, RTC became the fertile ground in which Iceland's professional theatre developed. Einarsson dedication to professional theatre champion, Sigurður Guðmundsson's (1833-1874), vision of a permanent National Theatre was key in the evolution of Iceland's professional Theatre.
House of commerce
The House of commerce, is an office tower located at Kringlan 7 near Kringlan shopping mall in Reykjavík, Iceland. The building was constructed from 1975-1981. The building has a 4-based tower structure, the tallest one being approximately 54 meters high (177 feet). \tPictures of the house of commerce \t\t \t\t\tHus verslunarinnar 1 RVG. jpg \t\t\t \t\t\t \t\t \t\t \t\t\tHus verslunarinnar 2 RVG. jpg \t\t\t \t\t\t \t\t \t\t \t\t\tHus verslunarinnar 3 RVG. JPG \t\t\t \t\t\t \t\t \t\t \t\t\tHus verslunarinnar 4 RVG. JPG
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Reykjavík College of Music
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Occupy Reykjavík (OR) is a collaboration that has included peaceful protests and demonstrations against economic inequality, social injustice and corporate greed in Reykjavík, Iceland.
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