Reykjavík North (Icelandic constituency)

Reykjavík Constituency North (Icelandic: Reykjavíkurkjördæmi norður [ˈreiːcaˌviːkʏrˌcʰœrˌtaiːmɪ ˌnɔrðʏr̥]) is one of the six constituencies of Iceland. Its consists of northern parts of Reykjavík, the capital city of Iceland. It elects 11 members to the Althing.

Reykjavík Constituency North
Reykjavíkurkjördæmi norður
Location of Reykjavík Constituency North
Country Iceland
Established1999
Main townReykjavik Coat of Arms.svg Reykjavík
Composition
Population
 (2020)[1]
 • Total131,136
 • Electors
46,073
Representatives to Althing11

The border between the two Reykjavík constituencies is decided by the National Electoral Commission before each parliamentary election with the goal of having the number of electors in each constituency as close as possible to equal.

GeographyEdit

Reykjavík North borders the Reykjavík South, South and Southwest constituencies.

AdministrationEdit

The constituency includes the northern and the central part of the city of Reykjavík, part of the urban region of the Capital Region.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Population referred to the entire city of Reykjavík
  • "General elections to the Althingi 28 October 2017" (PDF). Statistics Iceland. 21 December 2017.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 64°09′N 21°52′W / 64.150°N 21.867°W / 64.150; -21.867