Kopasker is a village by Oxarfjordur bay with an approx. 130 inhabitants. The village was formed in the beginning of last century. The main job providers is in the vicinity service sector but also in meat and fish production. Kópasker is an example of the effort of the individuals who hold up the local culture and create their own luck. The village is somewhat isolated being located quite far from neighborhood towns and is, like most northern locations, extremely beautiful to experience in the midnight sun that never sets and the area is renowned for bird watching.
The service is of quite high standards in Kópasker, with a doctor on location, a bank, supermarket, camping area, health clinic and a guesthouse.