Rangárþing ytra

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Rangárþing ytra
Location of the Municipality of Rangárþing ytra
Location of the Municipality of Rangárþing ytra
Country  Iceland
Constituency[1] Suðurkjördæmi
Region[2] Suðurland
County Rangárvallasýsla
 • Total 3,188 km2 (1,231 sq mi)
Population (January 2011)
 • Total 1,523
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
Post Code 850, 851
Website Official website

Rangárþing ytra is a municipality located in southern Iceland.

As of 2011, the total population was 1,523 (28th most populous in country), and the total area was 3,188 km² (11th largest in area). Its major industries include tourism and agriculture. Rangárþing ytra was created on June 9, 2002, when three municipalities, Rangárvallahreppur, Holta- og Landsveit, and Djúpárhreppur were merged. The largest settlement is Hella.


  1. ^ Political division
  2. ^ Mainly statistical division

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Coordinates: 63°50′N 20°24′W / 63.833°N 20.400°W / 63.833; -20.400