The grundarfjordur is the capital of the homonymous community in Iceland. The community area is approximately 148 square kilometers, it is home to about 1000 people, 850 of them live in the city. The city is located on the island Snaefellsnes, close to major mountain ranges. In the vicinity of the city Grundarfjordur is a major international airport. There is also a sea port that serves cargo vessels passenger and cargo destinations. The annual volume of freight turnover in the port reaches several million tons.
For the city Grundarfjordur typical temperate-cold climate, which covers the whole region. Throughout the year there falls to 1200 mm of rain in the winter often comes snow, summer is not excluded showers and storms. In winter the temperature ranges from _7 to +2 degrees Celsius. Summer in Grundarfjordur short and cool – the temperature is from +9 to +14 degrees.