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General information - Location

CountryIceland
Location in country West
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -21.9038,Lat: 64.1367 marker
Elevation25 meter above sea level
Local time21:47:41pm
Population120000 (1th largest city in country)
At islandIceland
Name province/regionReykjavíkurborg

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Kópavogur3.1 km SouthSouthWest
2 Garðabær5 km SouthWest
3 Seltjarnarnes5.1 km NorthWest
4 Álftanes6.2 km West
5 Hafnarfjörður7.8 km SouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 ReykjavíkIceland0 km East
2 Tórshavn   Faroe-islands791 km SouthEast
3 Glasgow   Scotland1337 km SouthSouthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Reykjavík lies at the Atlantic Ocean (direction North).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Northeast Atlantic Ocean coastal catchments and small basins. The nearest bigger lake is Elliðavatn (1.7 km2 at a distance of 7 km in SouthSouthEastern direction).

The nearest mountain is Kistufell with a height of 909 meter (at a distance of 18.7 km and direction EastNorthEast).The nearest vulcano (within 50 km) is the Brennisteinsfjöll (Crater rows) at a distance of 24.6 km (direction SouthSouthWest).
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 19%, low location: 81%, The hills are mainly flatern orientated. The surroundings of the place is highly urbanised. The most common land use in the area is urban.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Keflavik International Airport (at a distance of 38 km and direction West).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Reykjavik Airport (at a distance of 1.9 km in Western direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Nature   1.6 km2 
 3.5% 
 Wet nature   1 km2 
 2.3% 
 Agriculture   0.3 km2 
 0.5% 
 Urban area   30.2 km2 
 66.2% 
 Infrastructure   3.5 km2 
 7.6% 
 Water - Lakes   0.1 km2 
 0.1% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Reykjavík in country Iceland


Reykjavík at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Þingvellir National ParkIceland44 km East
2 SurtseyIceland112 km South
3 Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and IceIceland247 km EastSouthEast


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Current weather at Reykjavik

Type of weather in Reykjavikovercast clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 4 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.57 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: North East
Air pressure: 969 mb
Humidity: 100 %
Daylength at 26 February 2024:9 hour and 45 minutes
Sunrise :09:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :19:33 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Reykjavik - IS (longitude: -21.9038, latitude: 64.1367)
Distance weather station to place (direction OSO): 0 Kilometers

1:00
4 degrees
972 mbar
moderate rainweericoon
4:00
3 degrees
977 mbar
light rainweericoon
7:00
2 degrees
979 mbar
light snowweericoon
10:00
2 degrees
982 mbar
light snowweericoon
13:00
3 degrees
984 mbar
light snowweericoon
16:00
1 degrees
989 mbar
light snowweericoon
19:00
1 degrees
991 mbar
light snowweericoon
22:00
-1 degrees
992 mbar
light snowweericoon










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