Þingvellir

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Þingvellir National Park
IUCN category II (naitional pairk)
Þingvellir from the information centre.JPG
Þingvellir frae the information centre owerleuk
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Aurie 9,270 ha (35.8 sq mi)
Established 1930[1] (1930[1])
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
Offeecial name Þingvellir Naitional Pairk
Location Soothren Region, Iceland
Criteria Cultural: (iii), (vi)
Reference 1152
Inscription 2004 (28t Session)
Wabsteid http://www.thingvellir.is/english/
Coordinates 64°15′13.7″N 21°2′14.1″W / 64.253806°N 21.037250°W / 64.253806; -21.037250Coordinates: 64°15′13.7″N 21°2′14.1″W / 64.253806°N 21.037250°W / 64.253806; -21.037250
Þingvellir is locatit in Iceland
Þingvellir
Location o Þingvellir in Iceland.

Þingvellir (Icelandic: [ˈθiŋkˌvɛtlɪr̥] ( listen)), anglicised as Thingvellir,[Note 1] is a naitional pairk in the municipality o Bláskógabyggð in soothwastren Iceland, aboit 40 km northeast o Iceland's caipital, Reykjavík.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. The spellin Pingvellir is incorrect, as the letter “p” shoud niver be uised tae represent the letter “þ” (thorn), that is pronoonced as "th".

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "National Park History". Retrieved 18 January 2015.