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Akureyri, Iceland

The live webcams will take you to the city of Akureyri in Iceland, situated at the south end of the Eyjafjörður Fjord, in the north part of the country. Akureyri, nicknamed the "Capital of the North", is the second largest city in Iceland after the country's capital Reykjavik urban area. Charming Akureyri offers amazing views of the Eyjafjörður Fjord, the longest fjord in Iceland, stretching more than 60 km (40 miles). Must-see sites in the city are the Botanical Garden, a few remarkable museums and the exquisite church Akureyrarkirkja.Akureyri has a significant port of call in a sheltered harbour at Oddeyrin area, and from where boat tours to amazing places or whale watching are highly recommended when at this destination.Around the city there are stunning landscapes to explore such as Dettifoss waterfall, Godafoss waterfall, Asbyrgi canyon, and the lake region of Mývatn. There are great activities to do while enjoying the stunning scenery such as horseback-riding, fishing and hiking. Akureyri is just about 100 km (62 mi) from the Arctic Circle although it has a relatively warm climate as it is protected from winds by the mountains around.Population: approximately 19 thousand people Main attractions: Akureyri Botanical Garden, Church of Akureyri, Laufas Turf Houses, Akureyri Church, Brúnir Horse Farm, Icelandic Aviation MuseumNearest Airports: Akureyri Airport (AEY - Akureyrarflugvöllur)