Egilsstadir is a metropolis in east Iceland at the banks of the Lagarfljot River. It is a part of the municipality of Fljotsdalsherad, the county seat of Nordur-Mulasysla and the largest agreement of the Eastern Region with, as of 2016, a populace of 2,306 populations. In written money owed, Egilsstadir is first cited within the 15th century as a place for legislative meeting.
The nearby river Eyvindara is cited inside the Saga of the Sons of Droplaug and Saga of the population of Fljotsdalur. Urbanization in Egilsstaðir can be traced to Jon Bergsson 1855 to 1923, a farmer, who laid the groundwork for improved trade and services on the Egilsstadir farm by way of erecting a big residential constructing there at the start of the 20th century. The residence remains in use as a resort. Jon sold the farm Egilsstadr on the close of the nineteenth century because of its vicinity whilst he predicted "Crossroads can be here", which proved prescient. Along with others, Jon Bergsson also took the initiative to set up the co-operative Kaupfelag Heradsbua with headquarters there in 1909.