Northeast (Icelandic constituency)

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Northeast Constituency is one of the six constituencies of Iceland. Its major town is Akureyri. It elects 10 members to the Althing.

Northeast Constituency

Norðausturkjördæmi
Location of Northeast Constituency
Country Iceland
Established1999
Main townCoat of Arms of Akureyri.png Akureyri
Composition
Population
 (2020)
 • Electors
41,339
Representatives to Althing10

GeographyEdit

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.

AdministrationEdit

CompositionEdit

The constituency includes 2 regions and 22 municipalities.

TownsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • "General elections to the Althingi 28 October 2017" (PDF). Statistics Iceland. 21 December 2017.

External linksEdit

  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