Akureyri


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Akureyri

(ä`kürā'rē), city (1993 pop. 14,799), N Iceland, at the head of the Eyjafjörður. The second largest city of Iceland, it is a fishing, commercial, and industrial center, producing iron, wooden, and woolen goods. It was settled c.A.D. 900 and chartered in 1786. The modern Lutheran Church is a landmark, and there is a university (est. 1988).
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Super Break has commenced its first exclusive flight break to Iceland from Cardiff Airport, and the first direct route from the UK to Akureyri in North Iceland on January 12.
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Fisherman Arni Samundsson, 24, from Akureyri in the north of the country, said: "I should have been at sea catching cod but I've given up work for the summer to come to the Euros.