Eyjafjörður, the collective name for the whole district south of Akureyri, a 60 km long valley narrowing towards its head, where it is sometimes cal­led Eyjafjörður Valley. Fertile and well cultivated, with many prosperous farms. High and imposing mountains, especially on the west. Eyja­fjarð­ará is a smooth–flowing, rather deep river but does not have much fish.