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South (Icelandic constituency)

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South Constituency is one of the six constituencies of Iceland. Its major town is Keflavík.

South Constituency

Suðurkjördæmi
Location of South Constituency
Country Iceland
Established1999
Main townReykjanesbær Coat.svg Keflavík
Composition
Population
 (2009)
 • Total47,810
 • Electors
32,505
Representatives to Parliament10

GeographyEdit

It is the only constituency bordering with all the other five, included the urban ones of Reykjavík. Its territory includes the glaciers of Vatnajokull (Partly in Norðausturkjördæmi), Eyjafjallajökull, Mýrdalsjökull, Tindfjallajökull, Torfajökull and, at its northern borders, the southern part of the Hofsjökull and Langjökull.

 
Airplane Wreckage in South Iceland.

AdministrationEdit

CompositionEdit

The constituency includes 3 regions and 20 municipalities.

TownsEdit

There are 16 settlements with town status, listed per order of population:

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit