in Sveitarfélagið Ölfus of South, Iceland

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
63.856 and -21.383 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 63° 51' 21" and W -21° 23' 0"
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: 12:26 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Atlantic/Reykjavik
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:12 am and 7:23 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-46.900 and 168.129 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Halfmoon Bay
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Touring Thorlakshofn

Thorlakshofn in Sveitarfélagið Ölfus (South) with it's 1,489 residents is a town located in Iceland about 25 mi (or 40 km) south-east of Reykjavik, the country's capital place.

Time in Thorlakshofn is now 12:26 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Atlantic / Reykjavik with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Thorlakshofn, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Iceland is Reykjavik Airport in a distance of 25 mi (or 41 km), North-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 30 mi (or 49 km), North-East.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Selfoss, Reykjavik, Borgarnes, Keflavik and Saudarkrokur. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 11°C / 52 °F

Morning Temperature 14°C / 56 °F
Evening Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Night Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 88%
Air Pressure 996.5 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 24th of September 2019

11°C (52 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 25th of September 2019

11°C (52 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 26th of September 2019

11°C (52 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Iceland Trip: Day 7

Published: September 08, 2008
Length: 08:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Dominic Smith

8 August 2008 From Skaftafell to Þorlákshöfn via lots of waterfalls.

Stóra-Mörk III

Published: March 03, 2010
Length: 03:51 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Countryholidays

Stóra-Mörk III by Eyjafjöll.

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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.


Þorlákshöfn is a town on the southern coast of Iceland in the Municipality of Ölfus. The town name is named after Þorlákur Helgi who was bishop at Skálholt. Its main importance is as a port as it has the only viable harbour on Iceland's southern coastline between Grindavík in the west and Höfn in the east, and it serves as the departure point for ferries to the Vestmannaeyjar archipelago. Services include a restaurant, golf course, motocross field, sport complex and swimming pool.

Located at 63.85, -21.3667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
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Populated places in Iceland

Popular in vicinity

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Thorlakshofn, Þorlákshafnar, Þorlákshöfn