Suðurkjördæmi

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Suðurkjördæmi
South
Constituency of Iceland
Location of Suðurkjördæmi
Country  Iceland
Established 1999
Main town Reykjanesbær Coat.svg Keflavík
Composition
Population (2009)
 • Total 47,810
 • Electors 32,505
Representatives to Alþingi 10

The Suðurkjördæmi (i.e. South) is one of the six constituencies (kjördæmi) of Iceland. Its major town is Keflavík.

Geography[edit]

It is the only constituency bordering with all the other five, included the urban ones of Reykjavík. Its territory includes the glaciers of Vatnajokull (Partly in Norðausturkjördæmi), Eyjafjallajökull, Mýrdalsjökull, Tindfjallajökull, Torfajökull and, at its northern borders, the southern part of the Hofsjökull and Langjökull.

Administration[edit]

Composition[edit]

The constituency includes 20 municipalities, 5 counties and 3 regions.

Towns[edit]

The settlements with town status, listed per order of population, are 16:

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Mainly included in the Constituency of Northeast
  2. ^ Formerly named Reykjanes

External links[edit]

Media related to Constituencies of Iceland at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 64°01′N 22°34′W / 64.017°N 22.567°W / 64.017; -22.567