in Borgarbyggð of West, Iceland

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Location Summary
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: 09:13 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Atlantic/Reykjavik
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
9:10 am and 6:12 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-46.900 and 168.129 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Halfmoon Bay
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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 09:13 AM (Wednesday). 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.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: -4°C / 24 °F

Morning Temperature -6°C / 21 °F
Evening Temperature -4°C / 25 °F
Night Temperature -0°C / 32 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 78%
Air Pressure 984 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Snow

Thursday, 20th of February 2020

0°C (32 °F)
-6°C (21 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Friday, 21st of February 2020

-2°C (29 °F)
-4°C (24 °F)
Snow, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 22nd of February 2020

-3°C (27 °F)
-9°C (16 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Icelandair Hotel Hamar

2,7 mi
00310 Borganes

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Hótel Sól

2,6 mi
Skolaflot 4
IS-311 Borgarnes

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


1,6 mi
311 Borgarnes

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Weekday: 8:00 - 23:59
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Island-Tagebuch: Tag 2, Borgarnes

Published: November 12, 2012
Length: 27:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: geovoyagers

Video Tagebuch, 2012. Island, Borgarnes und Umgebung, Aus unserer Geocaching-Rundreise vom 27. Mai 2012. Mehr auf


Published: February 16, 2014
Length: 22:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ingibjörg Gunnlaugsdóttir

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...


Published: July 18, 2013
Length: 48:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ingibjörg Gunnlaugsdóttir

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 ...


Published: June 21, 2014
Length: 58:18 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ingibjörg Gunnlaugsdóttir

This is just a usual view since in 2008.. :-(

Islandská mozaika - 1. den

Published: May 08, 2014
Length: 43:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: videoamater

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...

Snowstorm Iceland

Published: December 25, 2010
Length: 01:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: SorkMagnus

Driving from Reykjavik to Borgarnes.

【アイスランド 3380km】 13 車載動画 8 ボルガルネース

Published: October 19, 2014
Length: 29:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FightFCGIFU

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 □再生リスト 2014/05【アイスランド 3380km】...


Published: June 22, 2013
Length: 36:42 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Ingibjörg Gunnlaugsdóttir

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...


Published: June 21, 2014
Length: 48:08 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ingibjörg Gunnlaugsdóttir

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..


Published: June 21, 2014
Length: 46:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ingibjörg Gunnlaugsdóttir

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.


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.

Located at 64.5333, -21.9167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Iceland, Populated places on Iceland's Route 1

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.

Located at 64.5333, -21.9167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Regions of Iceland


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.

Located at 64.54, -21.917 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of Iceland

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.

Located at 64.5615, -21.9154 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Iceland


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.

Located at 64.5337, -21.8924 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bridges in Iceland

Popular in vicinity

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