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Suðurland (Iceland)

LC control no.n 94091586
Geographic headingSuðurland (Iceland)
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Geographic subdivision usageIceland--Suðurland
Variant(s)Suðurlandskjördæmi (Iceland)
Found inSunnlenskar byggðir, 1981-1987: t.p. (Búnaðarsamband Suðurlands)
Email from Salvör Jónsdóttir, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison (Suðurland, comprising much of the southern part of Iceland, is officially one of 8 constituencies [i.e., kjördæmi] or regions of Iceland; includes the counties Árnessýsla, Rangárvallasýsla, and Vestur-Skaftafellssýsla, as well as the Westmann Islands, and is made up of 31 local communities; Suðurland is also one of 9 weather forecast regions used by the National Weather Service, but boundaries do not coincide)
Ísland, hreppa-sýsla- og kjördæmaskipting [map], 1974 (Suðurlandskjördæmi)
The statesman's year-book, 1993-1994: p. 698 ([referred to only as region, South] total area, 25,214 sq. km, pop. as of 12/1991, 20,548)
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (adm1; 64°00ʹ00ʺN 019°00ʹ00ʺW)
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