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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
iAusturland [Eastern Region]AUU22,72113,08411,96312,32112,45912,5242272100
iHöfuðborgarsvæði [Capital Region] {Hofudborgarsvaedi}HOF1,062145,980171,792184,244200,907208,752106200
iNorðurland eystra [Northeastern Region] {Nordurland eystra}NUE21,96828,07428,08228,39428,90029,0912196800
iNorðurland vestra [Northwestern Region] {Nordurland vestra}NUV12,7378,6317,9707,6997,4907,2451273700
iSuðurland [Southern Region] {Sudurland}SUL24,52620,40220,85521,79023,87924,0862452600
iSuðurnes [Southern Peninsula] {Sudurnes}SDN82915,20216,10617,11021,35921,56082900
iVestfirðir [Westfjords] {Vestfirdir}VFJ9,4099,7988,2197,5977,2666,972940900
iVesturland [Western Region]VUL9,55414,53714,06214,42215,37015,441955400
 IcelandISL102,800255,708279,049293,577317,630325,671

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
iAkranesVUL5,2005,3405,6576,5496,686310
iAkureyriNUE13,42015,14316,30817,29517,827899
iÁlftanes {Alftanes}HOF4801,4392,0322,5232,459130
iBlönduós (Blönduóssbær) {Blonduos}NUV93492485181981068
iBolungarvík {Bolungarvik}VFJ1,2661,00193097093367
iBorgarnes (Borgarbyggð)VUL1,6191,7331,7571,8281,824146
iDalvík (Dalvíkurbyggð) {Dalvik}NUE1,2691,4851,4051,4351,36678
iEgilsstaðir (Fljótsdalshérað) {Egilsstadir}AUU1,1401,6071,7652,2772,332186
iEskifjörður (Fjarðabyggð) {Eskifjordur}AUU1,0431,0039991,0621,02678
iEyrarbakki (Árborg)SUL55954357556549647
iFáskrúðsfjörður (Fjarðabyggð) {Faskrudsfjordur}AUU76058561466766058
iGarðabær {Gardabaer}HOF4,9097,9379,05310,64311,668604
iGarður {Gardur}SDN9121,1831,3291,5151,409154
iGrindavík (Grindavíkurbær) {Grindavik}SDN1,9292,2422,4942,8372,883224
iGrundarfjörður (Grundarfjarðarbær) {Grundarfjordur}VUL68085585083282671
iGrundarhverfi á Kjalarnesi (Reykjavík) {Grundarhverfi a Kjalarnesi}HOF...33154452054625
iHafnarfjörður {Hafnarfjordur}HOF12,20519,15822,00025,91327,3511024
iHella (Rangárþing ytra)SUL52359268178580668
iHöfn í Hornafirði (Hornafjörður) {Hofn i Hornafirdi}AUU1,4551,7691,6941,6141,698115
iHúsavík (Norðurþing) {Husavik}NUE2,4142,4392,3232,2292,205143
iHvammstangi (Húnaþing vestra)NUV59159057657955874
iHveragerði {Hveragerdi}SUL1,2541,7602,0212,2912,330185
iHvolsvöllur (Rangárþing eystra) {Hvolsvollur}SUL53264474084790973
iÍsafjörður (Ísafjarðarbær) {Isafjordur}VFJ3,3522,8282,7852,6772,527140
iKeflavík og Njarðvík (Reykjanesbær) {Keflavik og Njardvik}SDN8,63010,51210,83213,97214,438965
iKópavogur {Kopavogur}HOF13,81922,69325,80330,35732,2981144
iMosfellsbærHOF2,7535,6486,9588,3468,737457
iNeskaupstaður (Fjarðabyggð) {Neskaupstadur}AUU1,6831,4581,4111,4511,48692
iÓlafsfjörður (Fjallabyggð) {Olafsfjordur}NUE1,1951,07697985278555
iÓlafsvík (Snæfellsbæ) {Olafsvik}VUL1,1809731,0081,00598171
iPatreksfjörður (Vesturbyggð) {Patreksfjordur}VUL1,03277966364066256
iReyðarfjörður (Fjarðabyggð) {Reydarfjordur}AUU7266476961,0901,136105
iReykjavík {Reykjavik}HOF83,766109,268113,022117,505120,3393881
iSandgerði {Sandgerdi}SDN1,1241,3251,3981,7101,571114
iSauðárkrókur (Skagafjörður) {Saudarkrokur}NUV2,1882,6002,6322,6402,567171
iSelfoss (Árborg)SUL3,4094,4835,2696,4936,601459
iSeltjarnarnesHOF3,1004,6654,5484,3954,381131
iSeyðisfjörður {Seydisfjordur}AUU99882871470665079
iSiglufjörður (Fjallabyggð) {Siglufjordur}NUE2,0031,5571,3921,2141,19083
iSkagaströnd {Skagastrond}NUV64961555851949345
iStykkishólmur {Stykkisholmur}VUL1,2051,2171,1411,0921,09196
iÞorlákshöfn (Ölfus) {Þorlakshofn}SUL1,0101,3191,3561,5651,490120
iVestmannaeyjarSUL4,7274,5814,2154,1354,262200
iVogarSDN4476398471,1221,05456
iVopnafjörður (Vopnafjarðarhreppur) {Vopnafjordur}AUU66561257054055048