In order to welcome you we have compiled information about your new hometown.
Get to know the town’s walking and cycling paths, activities and swimming pools but children under 18 get free access to pools.
Children and youth in Hafnarfjörður have access to good education, after-school activities and recreation activities.
Practical information about buses, waste collection, street cleaning, traffic, animal control and more.
Hafnarfjörður hopes to secure financial and social security for all residents. Find out what support is available.
Enjoy culture in Bæjarbíó cultural house, at various museums or attend exciting events.
You can stay at great hotels, hostels or at a family friendly campsite in town.
You can find a lot of outdoors activities and various recreations in Hafnarfjörður.
Check-out upcoming events, or register a new one.
Search for employees or available jobs in town.
Hafnarfjörður Town council consists of 11 municipal representatives. All town council meetings are broadcast live.
Here you can find the town's fees for children, sports and activities and support services.
Contact us with ideas, suggestions, problems or emergencies.
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Rósa Guðbjartsdóttir is the Mayor of Hafnarfjörður and head of the Independence Party. Rósa joined the town council of Hafnarfjörður in 2006 and was previously president of the town council.
Rósa completed a degree in political science from the University of Iceland and worked for years in journalism, mainly as a reporter at Stöð 2 and Bylgjan. Rósa has also been an enthusiastic writer and editor with BF Publishing.
From 2007-2009, Rósa was a deputy member of parliament for the Independence Party and spent several months on the Alþingi (Icelandic parliament.) Rósa has been active within the sports movement and is on the expert panel of the Icelandic Children’s Welfare Fund.
She was managing director of the Icelandic Childhood Cancer Parent Organisation from 2001 to 2006 and has been chairman of the board for the past 10 years.
Rósa was raised in North Hafnarfjörður and has completed a university entrance exam from Flensborgarskóli. She is married to Jónas Sigurgeirsson and they have four children. In an episode of the podcast Vitinn (in icelandic), Rósa describes growing up in Hafnarfjörður, her interest in old objects, buying her first apartment, her stay in the United States, her interest in publishing, printing, cooking, and all kinds of gardening. She talks about how her family has entered a difficult period due to the loss of a child, as well as her work in matters involving childhood cancer. Rósa also talks about her diverse career in the media, publishing and politics.
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