South Iceland

Southern Region is a region of . The population of the region was 28,399. The largest town in the region is , with a population of 6,000.

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is a national park in South Iceland and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Photo: McKay Savage, CC BY 2.0.

is a town on the island of Heimaey. Heimaey is the largest of 15-18 islands in the Westman Islands archipelago, just off the south-west coast of 's mainland. Photo: Thomas Quine, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is the largest town in South Iceland. Although it sits by a beautiful spot by the Ölfusá… Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The village of Vík is the southernmost village in , located on the main ring road around the island, around 180 km by road southeast of . Photo: Jerzystrzelecki, CC BY 3.0.


is a town and municipality in the south of , 45 km east of on Iceland's main ringroad, Route 1. Photo: Borvan53, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, often called Klaustur is a village in South Iceland. Photo: Danapit, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the . Photo: Thomas Quine, CC BY 2.0.

is a village in South Iceland, 97 km east of the capital city, . Photo: Bromr, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a fishing village on the south coast of with a population of about 570 people, not including inhabitants of the prison located there. Photo: Fingalo, CC BY-SA 2.0 de.

is a town on the southern coast of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

, or Uppsveitir Árnessýslu in Icelandic, is a rural area in South Iceland, home to many of the country's most famous attractions. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

South Iceland

Latitude of center
64° or 64° north
Longitude of center
-19° or 19° west
565 metres (1,854 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Albanian: Rajoni Jugor
  • Arabic: الإقليم الجنوبي
  • Armenian: Սյուդյուրլանդ
  • Azerbaijani: Südürland
  • Basque: Suðurland
  • Bavarian: Suðurland
  • Belarusian: Судурланд
  • Belarusian: Судурлянд
  • Bengali: সাউদার্ন অঞ্চল
  • Breton: Suðurland
  • Catalan: Sudurland
  • Catalan: Suðurland
  • Cebuano: Suðurland
  • Chinese: Suðurland
  • Chinese: 南部区
  • Chinese: 南部區
  • Croatian: Suðurland
  • Danish: Suðurland
  • Dutch: Sudhurland
  • Dutch: Sudurland
  • Dutch: Suðurland
  • English: South
  • English: Southern Region (Iceland)
  • English: Southern Region
  • English: Sudurland
  • English: Suðurland
  • Esperanto: Sudolando
  • Esperanto: Suðurland
  • Estonian: Suðurland
  • Faroese: Suðurland
  • Finnish: Sudurland
  • Finnish: Suðurland
  • French: Islande méridionale
  • French: Sud
  • French: Sudurland
  • French: Suðurland
  • Gaelic (Scots): Suðurland
  • Gallegan: Suðurland
  • Georgian: სუდურლანდი
  • Georgian: სუდურლენდი
  • German: Sudurland
  • German: Suðurland
  • Greek: Νότια Ισλανδία
  • Gujarati: દક્ષિણી પ્રદેશ
  • Hebrew: דרום איסלנד
  • Hebrew: סוד'ורלנד
  • Hindi: दक्षिणी क्षेत्र
  • Icelandic: Suðurland
  • Icelandic: Suðurland Íslands
  • Indonesian: Sudurland
  • Indonesian: Suðurland
  • Irish: Suðurland
  • Italian: Sudurland
  • Italian: Suðurland
  • Japanese: アイスランド南部地方
  • Japanese: 南アイスランド
  • Kannada: ದಕ್ಷಿಣ ವಲಯ
  • Korean: 쉬뒤를란드
  • Latin: Suðurland
  • Latvian: Dienvidu reģions
  • Lithuanian: Sudurlandas
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Suðurland
  • Macedonian: Јужен регион
  • Malay (generic): Southern Region
  • Marathi: दक्षिणी प्रदेश
  • Min Nan Chinese: Suðurland
  • Northern Sami: Suðurland
  • Norwegian: Suðurland
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Sudurland
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Suðurland
  • Persian: سودورلاند
  • Persian: منطقه جنوبی ایسلند
  • Polish: Okręg Południowy
  • Polish: Suðurland
  • Portuguese: Região Sul
  • Portuguese: Sul
  • Portuguese: Suðurland
  • Pushto: سودورلند
  • Russian: Судурланд
  • Russian: Сюдюрланд
  • Serbian: Sidirtland
  • Serbian: Сидиртланд
  • Serbo-Croatian: Suðurland
  • Sinhalese: දකුණු කලාපය
  • Spanish: Meridional
  • Spanish: Región Suðurland
  • Spanish: Sudurland
  • Spanish: Suðurland
  • Swedish: Sudhurland
  • Swedish: Suðurland
  • Swedish: Syd
  • Swedish: Södra Island
  • Tamil: தெற்கு பகுதி
  • Telugu: దక్షిణ ప్రాంతం
  • Thai: เซ้าท์เทิร์น รีเจี้ยน
  • Turkish: Güney Bölgesi
  • Turkish: Southern Bölgesi
  • Ukrainian: Судурланд
  • Ukrainian: Сюдюрланд
  • Urdu: جنوبی ریجن
  • Urdu: جنوبی علاقہ
  • Vietnamese: Khu vực Southern
  • Welsh: Rhanbarth y De
  • Welsh: Suðurland
  • Wu Chinese: 南部区 (冰岛)
  • Yakut: Сюдюрланд
  • Islanda meridionale
  • Јужен Регион

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