The grundarfjordur is situated on the West of the country, in famous regions like Vesturland region, on the shores of the fjord, which is part of the Brady area. The area of the territory occupied by the community is 148 km2. The population is 918 people (1 December 2007), of which 846 live in grundarfjordur.
The city is on a Peninsula Snaefellsnes. Next to him is the mountain range Hallgrimur. The main occupation of the locals is fishing, fishing for scallops and shrimp, as well as tourists. In the Harbor of Grundarfjordur can accept ocean liners.
Grundarfjordur neighborhood is a favorite place for nesting and hatching numerous sea birds.