Submitted Place Name Revision History

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2/17/2018, 2:50 AM Beautiful Victory
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9/20/2014, 1:49 PM Beautiful Victory

Name Reykjavík
Type Settlement
Usage Icelandic
Theme ember
Edit Status Status3. usages AND description are verified

Meaning & History

Means "bay of smokes", from Old Norse reykir, plural of reykr “smoke” and vík "bay". Steam from hot springs in the region is said to have inspired Reykjavík's name.
Added 9/20/2014 by Beautiful Victory