Reykjavík South (Icelandic constituency)

Reykjavík Constituency South (Icelandic: Reykjavíkurkjördæmi suður [ˈreiːcaˌviːkʏrˌcʰœrˌtaiːmɪ ˌsʏːðʏr̥]) is one of the six constituencies of Iceland. Its consists of southern parts of Reykjavík, the capital city of Iceland. It elects 11 members to the Althing.

Reykjavík Constituency South
Reykjavíkurkjördæmi suður
Location of Reykjavík Constituency South
Country Iceland
Established1999
Main townReykjavik Coat of Arms.svg Reykjavík
Composition
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • Total126,041
 • Electors
45,584
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 South borders the Reykjavík North, South and Southwest constituencies. It is the smallest constituency in Iceland by area.

AdministrationEdit

The constituency includes the southern 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°08′N 21°56′W / 64.133°N 21.933°W / 64.133; -21.933