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Northwestern Region (Iceland)

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Northwestern Region (Iceland)

Norðurland vestra
Location of Norðurland vestra
Country Iceland
Seat Sauðárkrókur
 • Total 12,737 km2 (4,918 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 7,810
 • Density 0.6/km2 (2/sq mi)

Northwestern Region (Icelandic: Norðurland vestra) is one of the traditional eight regions of Iceland, located in the north of the island. The biggest town in the region is Sauðárkrókur, with a population of 3000.

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