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Sauðárkrókur

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Sauðárkrókur is a town in Skagafjörður in northern Iceland and a part of the municipality of Skagafjörður. Sauðárkrókur is the largest town in Northwest Iceland and the second-largest town on the north coast of Iceland, with a population of appr.2.500 people. Sauðárkrókur lies on the south west shore of the inner reaches of Skagafjörður fjord.

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Here you will find a variety of services on offer; exhibitions, museums, places of entertainment, shops, restaurants, accommodation, a hospital, workshops and garages, a sports ground, a beach volleyball pitch, a swimming pool etc. The natural hot pool (Grettislaug) located 15 km (9.3 mi) north of Sauðárkrókur is mentioned in the Grettis saga.