Neskaupstaður is a town located on the fjord Norðfjörður on the eastern side of Iceland. It is part of the municipality of Fjarðabyggð and, as of 2008, it had a population of 1,400. Contents [hide] 1 History 2 Geography 3 Twin towns 4 Photogallery 5 References 6 External links  History It suffered severe depopulation in the 1990s, but this has been reversed as a result of the building of an aluminium smelter and a new hydroelectric power-plant in East Iceland. Neskaupstaður joined Eskifjörður and Reyðarfjörður in 1998 to form the new municipality of Fjarðabyggð ("fjords-settlement"). The 2002 Icelandic movie Hafið (The Sea) was filmed almost entirely in and around Neskaupstaður.
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