Northeastern Region (Iceland)

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Norðurland eystra
Location of Norðurland eystra
Country Iceland
Seat Akureyri
 • Total 21,968 km2 (8,482 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 28,618
 • Density 1.3/km2 (3/sq mi)

Northeastern Region (Icelandic: Norðurland eystra) is one of the traditional eight regions of Iceland, located in the north of the island. The biggest town in the region is Akureyri, with a population of 17,300.

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