Tálknafjarðarhreppur

Tálknafjörður

Tálknafjarðarhreppur is a municipality in the Westfjords of Iceland. Its only settlement is Tálknafjörður. On the land side the municipality is surrounded by the municipality of Vesturbyggð. There is considerable cooperation between the two municipalities.

Tálknafjörður is a friendly village with a population of approximately 300. For centuries, most of the locals made their living from fishing, and they still do of course, but in order to diversify its economy, the town now welcomes large groups of tourists every year, the biggest attraction being sea angling.

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