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Iceland: Major Urban Settlements

The regions of Iceland as well as all cities and urban settlements of more than 500 inhabitants as "urban nuclei" within the boundaries of municipalities (CU) and as urban areas (so-called "localities"; UA).

Regions

NameAbbr.Area
A (km²)
Population
E 1990-12-01
Population
E 2000-01-01
Population
E 2005-01-01
Population
E 2010-01-01
Population
E 2014-01-01
IcelandISL102,800255,708279,049293,577317,630325,671
Austurland [Eastern Region]AUU22,72113,08411,96312,32112,45912,5242272100
Höfuðborgarsvæði [Capital Region] {Hofudborgarsvaedi}HOF1,062145,980171,792184,244200,907208,752106200
Norðurland eystra [Northeastern Region] {Nordurland eystra}NUE21,96828,07428,08228,39428,90029,0912196800
Norðurland vestra [Northwestern Region] {Nordurland vestra}NUV12,7378,6317,9707,6997,4907,2451273700
Suðurland [Southern Region] {Sudurland}SUL24,52620,40220,85521,79023,87924,0862452600
Suðurnes [Southern Peninsula] {Sudurnes}SDN82915,20216,10617,11021,35921,56082900
Vestfirðir [Westfjords] {Vestfirdir}VFJ9,4099,7988,2197,5977,2666,972940900
Vesturland [Western Region]VUL9,55414,53714,06214,42215,37015,441955400

Major Cities

 NameAdm.Population
CU E 2014-01-01
1ReykjavíkHOF120,339
2KópavogurHOF32,298
3HafnarfjörðurHOF27,351
4AkureyriNUE17,827
5Keflavík og NjarðvíkSDN14,438
6GarðabærHOF11,668

Major Urban Areas

 NameAdm.Population
UA E 2014-01-01
1ReykjavíkHOF204,774
2AkureyriNUE17,928
3Keflavík og NjarðvíkSDN14,438
4AkranesVUL6,744
5SelfossSUL6,656

Contents: Cities & Urban Settlements

NameAdm.Population
CU C 1980-12-01
Population
CU E 2000-01-01
Population
CU E 2005-01-01
Population
CU E 2010-01-01
Population
CU E 2014-01-01
Area
AkranesVUL5,2005,3405,6576,5496,686310
AkureyriNUE13,42015,14316,30817,29517,827899
Álftanes {Alftanes}HOF4801,4392,0322,5232,459130
Blönduós (Blönduóssbær) {Blonduos}NUV93492485181981068
Bolungarvík {Bolungarvik}VFJ1,2661,00193097093367
Borgarnes (Borgarbyggð)VUL1,6191,7331,7571,8281,824146
Dalvík (Dalvíkurbyggð) {Dalvik}NUE1,2691,4851,4051,4351,36678
Egilsstaðir (Fljótsdalshérað) {Egilsstadir}AUU1,1401,6071,7652,2772,332186
Eskifjörður (Fjarðabyggð) {Eskifjordur}AUU1,0431,0039991,0621,02678
Eyrarbakki (Árborg)SUL55954357556549647
Fáskrúðsfjörður (Fjarðabyggð) {Faskrudsfjordur}AUU76058561466766058
Garðabær {Gardabaer}HOF4,9097,9379,05310,64311,668604
Garður {Gardur}SDN9121,1831,3291,5151,409154
Grindavík (Grindavíkurbær) {Grindavik}SDN1,9292,2422,4942,8372,883224
Grundarfjörður (Grundarfjarðarbær) {Grundarfjordur}VUL68085585083282671
Grundarhverfi á Kjalarnesi (Reykjavík) {Grundarhverfi a Kjalarnesi}HOF...33154452054625
Hafnarfjörður {Hafnarfjordur}HOF12,20519,15822,00025,91327,3511024
Hella (Rangárþing ytra)SUL52359268178580668
Höfn í Hornafirði (Hornafjörður) {Hofn i Hornafirdi}AUU1,4551,7691,6941,6141,698115
Húsavík (Norðurþing) {Husavik}NUE2,4142,4392,3232,2292,205143
Hvammstangi (Húnaþing vestra)NUV59159057657955874
Hveragerði {Hveragerdi}SUL1,2541,7602,0212,2912,330185
Hvolsvöllur (Rangárþing eystra) {Hvolsvollur}SUL53264474084790973
Ísafjörður (Ísafjarðarbær) {Isafjordur}VFJ3,3522,8282,7852,6772,527140
Keflavík og Njarðvík (Reykjanesbær) {Keflavik og Njardvik}SDN8,63010,51210,83213,97214,438965
Kópavogur {Kopavogur}HOF13,81922,69325,80330,35732,2981144
MosfellsbærHOF2,7535,6486,9588,3468,737457
Neskaupstaður (Fjarðabyggð) {Neskaupstadur}AUU1,6831,4581,4111,4511,48692
Ólafsfjörður (Fjallabyggð) {Olafsfjordur}NUE1,1951,07697985278555
Ólafsvík (Snæfellsbæ) {Olafsvik}VUL1,1809731,0081,00598171
Patreksfjörður (Vesturbyggð) {Patreksfjordur}VUL1,03277966364066256
Reyðarfjörður (Fjarðabyggð) {Reydarfjordur}AUU7266476961,0901,136105
Reykjavík {Reykjavik}HOF83,766109,268113,022117,505120,3393881
Sandgerði {Sandgerdi}SDN1,1241,3251,3981,7101,571114
Sauðárkrókur (Skagafjörður) {Saudarkrokur}NUV2,1882,6002,6322,6402,567171
Selfoss (Árborg)SUL3,4094,4835,2696,4936,601459
SeltjarnarnesHOF3,1004,6654,5484,3954,381131
Seyðisfjörður {Seydisfjordur}AUU99882871470665079
Siglufjörður (Fjallabyggð) {Siglufjordur}NUE2,0031,5571,3921,2141,19083
Skagaströnd {Skagastrond}NUV64961555851949345
Stykkishólmur {Stykkisholmur}VUL1,2051,2171,1411,0921,09196
Þorlákshöfn (Ölfus) {Þorlakshofn}SUL1,0101,3191,3561,5651,490120
VestmannaeyjarSUL4,7274,5814,2154,1354,262200
VogarSDN4476398471,1221,05456
Vopnafjörður (Vopnafjarðarhreppur) {Vopnafjordur}AUU66561257054055048