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Egisstadir map is a town in East Iceland on the banks of Lagarfljót river. The town is very sparesly populated. In the year 2004, it had around 2,100 inhabitants only. Egisstadir map today is the largest town of East Iceland. It’s also the main center for service, transportation, and administration purposes. The town has all the modern facilities like airport, college, hospital etc. More growth is foreseen in the region because of the Kárahnjúkar Hydropower Project and Alcoa's aluminium smelting plant in Reyðarfjörður.

During the travel in egisstardir visitors will see a lot of urbanization in the area, though it was only established only in the year 1947. The town is young, by the country’s standards where urbanization has only picked up as compared to rest of Europe. history of egisstardir goes that the town was established by a joint effort of the surrounding rural districts who felt the need for a service center in the region. A spot was choosen where all the main roads of the region met in the Egilsstaðir farm near the bridge over Lagarfljót.

Egisstadir map has the Lagarfljot River which is home to the Lagarfljotsormur serpent (Laggi). It has lived there for many centuries, and frequently his head and hump have emerged from the deep triggering both fear and curiosity. But it has not been seen lately.
Theres a popular golf course 9-hole golf course located at Ekkjufell.
During travel in egisstardir Hallormstadarskogur, Iceland’s largest forest grows along the banks of the Lagarfljot River. The popular tourist destination, Atlavik, is situated there, as is the Forestry Service’s Trjásafn, a museum unlike any other in the world.

Hengifoss, is one of Iceland’s highest waterfalls, sharing a columnar basalt ravine with Litlanesfoss falls.


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