Ísafjarðarbær is by far the largest municipality in the Westfjords region, with a population of around 3.700. It consists of five towns and villages as well as numerous farms and a remote, uninhabited wilderness.

The municipality operates four elementary schools, five kindergartens and four swimming pools and offers a variety of other services, directly or indirectly.

Further information can be obtained by contacting the town hall offices, located at:

Hafnarstræti 1
400 Ísafirði
Tel: 450-8000
Email: isafjordur@isafjordur.is

Tourist information can be found on www.westfjords.is or by contacting the Tourist Information Centre by phone at (+354)-4508060 or by email at info@vestfirdir.is.

Useful websites:

www.mcc.is                    The Multicultural Centre, located in Ísafjörður, offers information and services for immigrants

www.island.is/en           A website run by the National Registry Office with thorough information about public services, e-certificates and other useful tools if you plan on living in Iceland

www.westfjords.is         Westfjords travel guide and event calendar. Detailed, up to date information for all things “touristy”

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