The fjord of “Fáskrúðsfjörður” gets its name from an island near the fjord called Skrúður. Fáskrúðsfjörður is in the centre of the East fjords of Iceland. Skrúður stouts of the worlds largest puffin cave, it has an abundance of bird life.

In the inner end of Fáskrúðsfjörður is a village called Búðir. It was the main station for French fishermen in the East of Iceland, both prior to and well after the turn of the century. Búðir is best known for its French heritage and has a strong connection with its sister town Gravelines in France till this day.

Population: 662


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