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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
iAkranesVUL5,2005,3405,6576,5496,6860
iAkureyriNUE13,42015,14316,30817,29517,8270
iÁlftanes {Alftanes}HOF4801,4392,0322,5232,4590
iBlönduós (Blönduóssbær) {Blonduos}NUV9349248518198100
iBolungarvík {Bolungarvik}VFJ1,2661,0019309709330
iBorgarnes (Borgarbyggð)VUL1,6191,7331,7571,8281,8240
iDalvík (Dalvíkurbyggð) {Dalvik}NUE1,2691,4851,4051,4351,3660
iEgilsstaðir (Fljótsdalshérað) {Egilsstadir}AUU1,1401,6071,7652,2772,3320
iEskifjörður (Fjarðabyggð) {Eskifjordur}AUU1,0431,0039991,0621,0260
iEyrarbakki (Árborg)SUL5595435755654960
iFáskrúðsfjörður (Fjarðabyggð) {Faskrudsfjordur}AUU7605856146676600
iGarðabær {Gardabaer}HOF4,9097,9379,05310,64311,6680
iGarður {Gardur}SDN9121,1831,3291,5151,4090
iGrindavík (Grindavíkurbær) {Grindavik}SDN1,9292,2422,4942,8372,8830
iGrundarfjörður (Grundarfjarðarbær) {Grundarfjordur}VUL6808558508328260
iGrundarhverfi á Kjalarnesi (Reykjavík) {Grundarhverfi a Kjalarnesi}HOF...3315445205460
iHafnarfjörður {Hafnarfjordur}HOF12,20519,15822,00025,91327,3510
iHella (Rangárþing ytra)SUL5235926817858060
iHöfn í Hornafirði (Hornafjörður) {Hofn i Hornafirdi}AUU1,4551,7691,6941,6141,6980
iHúsavík (Norðurþing) {Husavik}NUE2,4142,4392,3232,2292,2050
iHvammstangi (Húnaþing vestra)NUV5915905765795580
iHveragerði {Hveragerdi}SUL1,2541,7602,0212,2912,3300
iHvolsvöllur (Rangárþing eystra) {Hvolsvollur}SUL5326447408479090
iÍsafjörður (Ísafjarðarbær) {Isafjordur}VFJ3,3522,8282,7852,6772,5270
iKeflavík og Njarðvík (Reykjanesbær) {Keflavik og Njardvik}SDN8,63010,51210,83213,97214,4380
iKópavogur {Kopavogur}HOF13,81922,69325,80330,35732,2980
iMosfellsbærHOF2,7535,6486,6138,3468,7370
iNeskaupstaður (Fjarðabyggð) {Neskaupstadur}AUU1,6831,4581,4111,4511,4860
iÓlafsfjörður (Fjallabyggð) {Olafsfjordur}NUE1,1951,0769798527850
iÓlafsvík (Snæfellsbæ) {Olafsvik}VUL1,1809731,0081,0059810
iPatreksfjörður (Vesturbyggð) {Patreksfjordur}VUL1,0327796636406620
iReyðarfjörður (Fjarðabyggð) {Reydarfjordur}AUU7266476961,0901,1360
iReykjavík {Reykjavik}HOF83,766109,268113,022117,505120,3390
iSandgerði {Sandgerdi}SDN1,1241,3251,3981,7101,5710
iSauðárkrókur (Skagafjörður) {Saudarkrokur}NUV2,1882,6002,6322,6402,5670
iSelfoss (Árborg)SUL3,4094,4835,2696,4936,6010
iSeltjarnarnesHOF3,1004,6654,5484,3954,3810
iSeyðisfjörður {Seydisfjordur}AUU9988287147066500
iSiglufjörður (Fjallabyggð) {Siglufjordur}NUE2,0031,5571,3921,2141,1900
iSkagaströnd {Skagastrond}NUV6496155585194930
iStykkishólmur {Stykkisholmur}VUL1,2051,2171,1411,0921,0910
iÞorlákshöfn (Ölfus) {Þorlakshofn}SUL1,0101,3191,3561,5651,4900
iVestmannaeyjarSUL4,7274,5814,2154,1354,2620
iVogarSDN4476398471,1221,0540
iVopnafjörður (Vopnafjarðarhreppur) {Vopnafjordur}AUU6656125705405500