Ísafjarðarbær is by far the largest municipality in the Westfjords region, with a population of around 3.800. 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”

www.port.isafjordur.is   Port of Isafjordur