Akranes Port Live Cam, Amazing Iceland


Akranes Port Live Cam, Amazing Iceland

Akranes Port live cam. Akranes is a port town and municipality on the west coast of Iceland, around 20 km (12 mi) north of the capital Reykjavík. The area where Akranes is located was settled in the 9th century, but did not receive a municipal charter until 1942.

The fishing industry remains the town’s most important source of employment, but commerce is also a significant employer as Akranes acts as a service center for a large rural region surrounding it.

The town is expected to grow further in the coming years because of growing industry and improvements of transportation to the Reykjavík area, following the construction of the 5.57 km-long (3.46 mi) Hvalfjörður Tunnel which was opened in 1998, one of the world’s longest underwater road tunnels.

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