This map shows how the population of Iceland is distributed by distorting the area of the municipalities to reflect their population. The maps shows clearly how the population is concentrated in the capital region in and around Reykjavik.

The smaller image on the lower right shows undistorted shapes.

The total population of Iceland is 318.452 (1 Jan 2011). The population of the capital region (municipalities Reykjavík, Kópavogur, Seltjarnarnes, Garðabær, Hafnarfjörður, Álftanes and Mosfellsbær) was 202.131 or 63% of the total.

For more information, go to Statistics Iceland.