Reykjanesbær is made up of the towns Keflavík, Njarðvík, the
Reykjanesbær is the fifth largest municipality in Iceland and has a population of 14,231 (1 January 2013).
Since May 2009 the township of Njarðvík has been the location of the Viking World museum, if you like you can pop in there for a small entrance fee (not included). In 2006, when the United States Navy closed Naval Air Station Keflavik, the site was taken over by the development agency Kadeco, and renamed Ásbrú. A university, Keilir, was founded and now Ásbrú houses the campuses of various educational institutions and also businesses, both newly founded and relocated to the site of the air base