Norðausturkjördæmi

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Norðausturkjördæmi
Northeast
Constituency of Iceland
Location of Norðausturkjördæmi
Country  Iceland
Established 1999
Main town Coat of Arms of Akureyri.png Akureyri
Composition
Population (2009)
 • Total 39,621
 • Electors 28,362
Representatives to Alþingi 10

The Norðausturkjördæmi (i.e. Northeast) is one of the six constituencies (kjördæmi) of Iceland. Its major town is Akureyri.

Geography[edit]

It borders with the constituencies of Northwest and South. Its territory includes the glacier of Þrándarjökull and Tungnafellsjökull and, at its south-western borders, the northern part of the biggest one of Iceland: the Vatnajökull.

Administration[edit]

Composition[edit]

The constituency includes 22 municipalities, 5 counties and 2 regions.

Towns[edit]

The settlements with town status, listed per order of population, are 12:

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Partially included in the Constituency of South

External links[edit]

Media related to Constituencies of Iceland at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 65°41′N 18°06′W / 65.683°N 18.100°W / 65.683; -18.100