Northeast (Icelandic constituency)

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

Northeast Constituency is one of the six constituencies of Iceland. Its major town is Akureyri.

Geography[edit]

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

Administration[edit]

Composition[edit]

The constituency includes 2 regions and 22 municipalities.

Towns[edit]

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

References[edit]

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