Reykjavík

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City of Reykjavík
Reykjavíkurborg
Reykjavik seen from Hallgrímskirkja
Reykjavík is located in Iceland
City of Reykjavík
Location in Iceland
Coordinates: 64°08′N 21°56′W / 64.133°N 21.933°W / 64.133; -21.933Coordinates: 64°08′N 21°56′W / 64.133°N 21.933°W / 64.133; -21.933
Constituency Reykjavík North
Reykjavík South
Government
 • Mayor (Borgarstjóri) Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir
Area
 • City 274.5 km2 (106 sq mi)
 • Metro 777 km2 (300 sq mi)
Population (October 1 2008)
 • City 120,165
 • Density 436.5/km2 (1,131/sq mi)
 • Metro 201,847
 • Metro density 259.4/km2 (672/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Postal Codes: 101-155

Reykjavík is the capital city of the island country of Iceland. It is also the largest city in that country. The population of Reykjavík is over 117,000 people. There is a geothermal bath, both natural and unnatural in appearance. It is situated in the capital and people relax in this hot spring during the cooler months. Björk, an Icelandic singer, is from Reykjavik.

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