Southern Region (Icelandic: Suðurland, literally: South Iceland) is a region of Iceland. The population of the region was 23,311 (1 October 2007).
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The waterfall Glymur, with a cascade of 196 m, is the second highest waterfall of Iceland.
This is a list of the extreme points of Iceland, the points that are farther north, south, east or west than any other location.
The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies (Stofnun Árna Magnússonar í íslenskum fræðum) is an institute of the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture of Iceland which conducts research in Icelandic and related academic studies, in parti…
The Supreme Court of Iceland (Icelandic: Hæstiréttur Íslands, lit. Highest Court of Iceland) is the final court of appeal in the judiciary of Iceland.
Hraunfossar (Borgarfjörður, western Iceland) is a series of waterfalls formed by rivulets streaming over a distance of about 900 metres out of the Hallmundarhraun, a lava field which flowed from an eruption of one of the volcanoes lying under the gl…
Ólafsvík is a fishing port in Iceland.
Hella is a small town in southern Iceland on the shores of the river Ytri-Rangá and has, as of 2011, 781 inhabitants.
Eyjafjörður (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈeːijaˌfjœrðʏr̥], Island Fjord) is the longest fjord in Iceland.
Deildartunguhver is a hotspring in Reykholtsdalur, Iceland. It is characterized by a very high flow rate for a hot spring (180 liters/second) and water emerges at 97 °C.
Alþingishúsið (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈalθiɲcɪsˌhuːsɪð], The Parliament House) is a classical 19th century structure which stands by Austurvöllur in central Reykjavík, Iceland. It houses Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament.
Fimmvörðuháls ( listen ; Icelandic for "five cairns pass") is the area between the glaciers Eyjafjallajökull and Mýrdalsjökull in southern Iceland. The route between Skógar and Thórsmörk goes through this pass and is one of the most popular walking …
Eldey is a small island about 10 miles (16 km) off the coast of the Reykjanes Peninsula in southwest Iceland. Located west-southwest of Reykjavík, the island of Eldey covers an area of about 3 hectares (7.4 acres), and rises to a height of 77 metres…
Bessastaðir (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈpɛsaˌstaːðɪr̥]) is today the official residence of the President of Iceland and is situated on Garðabær, not far from the capital city, Reykjavík.
365 is a mass media company in Iceland, which produces eight TV stations, five radio stations, one newspaper and a website.
The Reykjavík Mosque (Icelandic: Moskan í Reykjavík Arabic: Masjid an-nuur The Mosque of the Light) is a Sunni mosque and gathering area for Muslims in Iceland. It is located in the Ármúli district.
The National Museum of Iceland (Þjóðminjasafn Íslands) was established on 24 February 1863, with Jón Árnason the first curator of the Icelandic collection, previously kept in Danish museums.
Menntaskólinn í Reykjavík (often abbreviated MR; official name in English: Reykjavik Junior College) is the oldest junior college (Icelandic: Menntaskóli) in Reykjavík, Iceland.
Hvolsvöllur (literally "Hillfield") is a small town in the south of Iceland about 106 km to the east of Reykjavík.
Hverfjall (also known as Hverfell) is a tephra cone or tuff ring volcano in northern Iceland, to the east of Mývatn.
Flatey is the largest island of the western islands, a cluster of about forty large and small islands and islets located in Breiðafjörður on the northwestern part of Iceland. Flatey and its surrounding islands are, as a creation, believed to have fo…
Dynjandi (also known as Fjallfoss) is a series of waterfalls located in the Westfjords (Vestfirðir), Iceland.
Southern Peninsula (Icelandic: Suðurnes) is a region in southwest Iceland. The region has a population of more than 22,000 and is one of the more densely populated parts of the island.
Reykholt is a village in the valley of the river Reykjadalsá, called Reykholtsdalur.
Jökulsárgljúfur National Park is a former national park situated in the north of Iceland around the river Jökulsá á Fjöllum. It lies to the north of the Dettifoss waterfall.
Hólar University College is located in Hólar, Iceland, an important historical centre of education.
The waterfall Háifoss is situated near the volcano Hekla in the south of Iceland. The river Fossá, a tributary of Þjórsá, drops here from a height of 122 m.
Breiðamerkurjökull is an outlet glacier of the larger glacier of Vatnajökull in southeastern Iceland. Emerging as a tongue of the Vatnajökull, it ends in a small lagoon, known as Jökulsárlón.
Skagafjörður is a deep bay in northern Iceland.
The longwave radio mast Hellissandur is a 412 metre high guyed radio mast for longwave transmissions at Gufuskálar in the vicinity of Hellissandur on the Snæfellsnes peninsula of Iceland. This mast, which is the tallest structure in Western Europe, …
The geothermal area Krýsuvík is situated on the Reykjanes peninsula in Iceland.
Djúpivogur is a small town and municipality (Djúpavogshreppur) located on a peninsula in eastern Iceland, near the island of Papey and on the fjord Berufjörður.
Breiðafjörður is a large shallow bay, about 50 km wide and 125 km long, in the west of Iceland. It separates the region of the Westfjords (Vestfirðir) from the south of the country. Breiðafjörður is encircled by mountains, including the glacier Snæf…
Árbæjarsafn is the historical museum of the city of Reykjavík as well as an open-air museum and a regional museum.
The following page lists all power stations in Iceland.
Laugarvatn is a lake and small town in the south of Iceland.