Keflavík

What is Keflavík known for?


starting line

American military base . Biography Jón Kalman was born in Reykjavík. He grew up there and in Keflavík. From 1975 to 1982, he lived in western Iceland, where he worked in different jobs after having finished high school. *Chicago, Illinois, '''United States''' Chicago, Illinois (O'Hare International Airport) to Keflavík, '''Iceland''' Image:Flag of Iceland.svg


beautiful view

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cultural part

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important story

for an important story line in Tom Clancy's novel ''Red Storm Rising''. Commons:Category:Keflavík


sports

and athletics (track and field athletics), teaching physical education, putting on theatre productions and supporting various local causes. An important part of the Youth Federation was appreciation for the country and its people and the movement was especially active in rural areas and small towns. Helgi S. Jónsson: '20 ára afmælisfagnaður U.M.F.K.', ''Faxi'' 1949 (9:9-10), pp. 2-5 On 12 July 1950 a second sports club was founded in Keflavík

, the Keflavík Football Club (Knattspyrnufélag Keflavíkur, KFK). Despite its name, the club formed teams in football (association football), handball (Team handball) and swimming (swimming (sport)). 'Ég treysti æskunni til stórræða í framtíðinni : KFK 25 ára', ''Faxi'' 1976 (36:1), pp. 12-13 Sports federation With two major sports clubs in the small town of Keflavík it was felt that resources were being spread too thin. On March 18, 1956 a new club

was formed, Keflavík Sports Federation (Íþróttabandalag Keflavíkur, ÍBK). Similar sports federations were formed in towns around Iceland. The idea behind them was that various groups and clubs could come together to represent the town in various sports, often against other towns. Another aim was to enable sportsmen from smaller towns to compete against the bigger clubs from Reykjavík, especially in football (association football) and other team sports. The town federations also


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February 2, 2006 language French url http: www.lefigaro.fr france 20060302.FIG000000200_la_france_enquete_sur_les_avions_de_la_cia.html Scouting had a firm start in Iceland and grew fast during the thirties as in 1940 the number of Scouts and Guides was around 3,000, out of population of 130,000. In 1938 the Icelandic Scouts and Guides made history as the first joint councils of Boy Scouts and Girl Guides were formed in Keflavík and Vestmannaeyjar. International Scouting units in Iceland * In addition, there were American Boy Scouts in Keflavík, linked to the Direct Service (American Scouting overseas) branch of the Boy Scouts of America, which supports units around the world. Pentecostals The Pentecostals are the third largest religious group in Iceland. There are Pentecostal churches in Keflavík, Akureyri and the capital. A website, Gospel Iceland a site in Icelandic, also exists for the movement in Iceland. The American base staff had their own names for various places in Iceland, e.g. "Kef" for Keflavík and "Hurdygurdy" for Hveragerði. Commons:Category:Keflavík


title building

location University College London pages 170–183 url http: www.vsnrweb-publications.org.uk Text%20Series Folk-stories.pdf doi id isbn 9780903521536 Building projects in Iceland are sometimes altered to prevent damaging the rocks where they are believed to live.


military defense

countries signed a defence agreement, covering surveillance and military defense of Icelandic air space and economic zone. It means that Norwegian jet fighters and surveillance aircraft will be patrolling Icelandic air space. It is underlined that the agreement with Norway only covers peace time. In case of a military conflict it is still NATO and the United States Government that will carry the main responsibility for Iceland's defence.


fine food

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family stories

) and Birgitta Vilbersdóttir (drums). The band released the mini-album ''Drápa'' (Slaughter) in 1992. In 1994, they released ''Kynjasögur'' (Family Stories) with Anna Margrét Hraundal (guitar) and Karl Ágúst Guðmundsson (trumpet and keyboard (Electronic keyboard)) replacing Birgitta. Two years later, in 1996, they released ''Köld eru kvennaráð''. thumb right 250px Elf houses near Strandakirkja in south Iceland (Image:Elf houses.jpg) '''''Huldufólk''''' ( Icelandic language Icelandic

Keflavík

thumb The harbour at Keflavík (File:Keflavik.jpg) right thumbnail Church at Norðfjörðsgata (File:Keflavik Kirche.jpg)

'''Keflavík''' (pronounced , meaning ''Driftwood Bay'') is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. In 2009 its population was of 8,169.

In 1995 it merged with Njarðvík and Hafnir to form a municipality called Reykjanesbær with a population of 13,971 (January 2011).

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