in Borgarbyggð of West, Iceland
- Þingvellir National Park (Unesco heritage, 35 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 64.538 and -21.921 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 64° 32' 18" and W -21° 55' 14"
- 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: 12:23 PM (Monday)
- Timezone: Atlantic/Reykjavik
- UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:14 am and 7:25 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -46.900 and 168.129 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Halfmoon Bay
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Delve into Borgarnes
Borgarnes in Borgarbyggð (West) with it's 1,759 habitants is located in Iceland about 28 mi (or 45 km) north of Reykjavik, the country's capital town.
Current time in Borgarnes is now 12:23 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Atlantic / Reykjavik with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports close to Borgarnes, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Iceland is Reykjavik Airport in a distance of 28 mi (or 45 km), South. 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 35 mi (or 56 km), South-East. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Reykjavik, Keflavik, Selfoss, Isafjordur 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 / 51 °F
|Morning Temperature||13°C / 55 °F|
|Evening Temperature||10°C / 51 °F|
|Night Temperature||11°C / 51 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||1%|
|Air Pressure||996.1 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 12 km/h (8 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 62% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Tuesday, 24th of September 2019
11°C (51 °F)
10°C (51 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Wednesday, 25th of September 2019
11°C (52 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Thursday, 26th of September 2019
12°C (53 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Videos from this area
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Island-Tagebuch: Tag 2, Borgarnes
Video Tagebuch, 2012. Island, Borgarnes und Umgebung, Aus unserer Geocaching-Rundreise vom 27. Mai 2012. Mehr auf http://geovoyagers.de.
CRAZY CHEMTRAILS SPRAYING & HAARP ON WORK ALSO-BORGARNES ICELAND 16 FEBRUARY 2014
This is the biggest spray day so far of the year 2014 in Iceland- I got metal taste in my mouth almost right away after going out filming from 03:30-05:00pm and they started early in the day...
ASPERATUS CLOUDS & HAARP WAVES COVER THE SKY LIKE BLANKET -BORGARNES ICELAND
IN BORGARNES ICELAND- 11 PM -12PM 17 JULY 2013 PHOTOGRAPHER AGNY The sky had all over this strange pinkish/grayish hue..and this totally blocking all out..I wonder what in the h... they ...
Islandská mozaika - 1. den
dopoledne odlet z Prahy v 11:15, přílet po 4 hodinách do Keflavíku [Keplavík] v 13:15 (na Islandu není letní čas), cesta poloostrovem Rykjanes k prezidentské...
【アイスランド 3380km】 13 車載動画 8 ボルガルネース
アイスランド 国道1号線 ボルガルネースまでの車載動画です。 □ドライブルート http://goo.gl/maps/irmFq □再生リスト 2014/05【アイスランド 3380km】...
THE SUN IS TOTALLY CRAZY! DIMMING AND GLOWING.
Þetta er ekkert smá undarlegt sem á sér stað þarna kl 04am 21 June 2013 -hef nú séð ýmislegt en að sólin hegði sér svona og hún var sko enn bjartari fyrst svo bara eins hefði...
CHEMTRAILS -HAARP & SULFUR CLOUD?
Just the daily look in Iceland more than less since they got stuck with their finger on the spray can in 2008 - Same year as the bank crash they started the spraying on full speed in the spring..
CRAZY CHEMTRAILS SPRAYING - 15 PLANES IN ABOUT 1 HOUR - PART 5
Weather fore cast sounded " clear blue sky and sunshine" Good start of the day..Well...this must be the "new blue" ..The sky looked like a huge plasma screen in short time.. Sadly to say this...
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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.
Borgarfjörður is a fjord in the west of Iceland near the town of Borgarnes. The waters of Borgarfjörður appear to be calm, however the fjord is on the contrary a rather dangerous part of the sea because of its undercurrents and shallows. There are many flat islands lying in the fjord, but for the most part they are uninhabited. Near Borgarnes, the hringvegur (road no.1 or "ring road") passes over Borgarfjarðarbrú, a bridge of 0.5 km in length at the inland portion of the fjord.
Borgarnes is a town located on a peninsula at the shore of Borgarfjörður in Iceland. It has a population of 1,763 (as of January 2011). The town is located 60 km north of the capital Reykjavík and is connected to other places in Iceland through the second largest bridge in Iceland, Borgarfjarðarbrú. Borgarnes is the biggest town in the Borgarbyggð municipality.
Western Region, Iceland
Western Region is one of the traditional eight regions of Iceland, located on the western side of the island. The biggest town in the region is Akranes, with a population of 6300.
Borgarbyggð is a municipality of various amalgamated populated rural areas in the West or Vesturland region of Iceland. The biggest township in the municipality is that of Borgarnes, which has a population of 1,763 inhabitants. Other densely populated areas in the municipality of Borgarbyggð are the village campus of Bifröst University, and the agricultural center of Varmaland.
Borg á Mýrum
Borg á Mýrum is an ancient farm and church estate due west of Borgarnes township. Its recorded history reaches back to the settlement of Iceland. One of the country's original settlers was Skallagrímur Kveldúlfsson, who claimed the area around Borg as his land, built a farm and made his home there. His son Egill Skallagrímsson then continued to live and farm at Borg á Mýrum. Today there is a monument to Egill at Borg.
Agricultural University of Iceland
The Agricultural University of Iceland is an educational and research institution focusing on agricultural and environmental sciences, founded in 2005. The university's facilities are mainly located at Hvanneyri, near Borgarnes, Iceland but it also operates research stations in Reykjavík, Árnessýsla and Eyjafjarðarsýsla.
Borgarfjarðarbrú is the second longest bridge in Iceland, after Skeiðarárbrú. It crosses Borgarfjörður, linking Borgarnes to Route 1 (the Ring Road) and connecting the town with other parts of Iceland. It spans 520 m and was opened on 13 September 1981. Repairs on the bridge started on 16 August 2012, leaving only one lane open, controlling traffic using traffic lights.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Borgarnes.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Borqarnes, Горад Боргарнес, Боргарнес, Borgarnes, Բորգարնես, Borganes, Borgarnesi, ボルガルネース, ბორგარნესი, 보르가르네스, Borgarnesas, Borgarbyggð, Борґарнес, 博尔加内斯