Area 24,256 km2 (9,365 sq mi)
Population (2019) 27,346
Density 1/km2 (3/sq mi)
The southern region is probably the most visited region in Iceland, with numerous waterfalls and impressive glaciers that attract thousands of tourists each year.
The towns in the southern region are Hveragerdi, Eyrarbakki, Stokkseyri, Thorlakshofn, Selfoss, Hella, Hvolsvollur, Vestmannaeyjar, Vik and Kirkjubaejarklaustur. Selfoss is the largest town in the south.
According to the Book of Settlements and the Sturlunga Saga,
many murders, executions and slayings took place in Iceland
Murder and Executions South Iceland
Photo Credit: Íslandsstofa