Hafnarfjordur, whose name means "harbor fjord," was settled in the 14th Century and has Viking heritage.
Today, it is known for its quiet surrounding countryside contrasted with its busier downtown area, and for sightings of the Northern Lights.
People Born in Hafnarfjordur
Hafnarfjordur in People's Lives
Sienna Miller: I filmed scenes of the movie Stardust here in 2006.