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Definition of Althing

Althing
Althing Al"thing, n. [Icel. (modern) alping, earlier alpingi; allr all + ping assembly. See All, and Thing.] The national assembly or parliament of Iceland. See Thing, n., 8.

Meaning of Althing from wikipedia

- anglicised as Althingi or Althing) is the national parliament of Iceland. It is the oldest surviving parliament in the world. The Althing was founded in 930...
- A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the people who live in his/her constituency. In many countries with bicameral parliaments, this category...
- total of 24 women were elected to the Althing, compared to 30 in the 2016 election. Of those elected to the Althing, 19 are new, but this is considerably...
- origin. The island was governed as an independent commonwealth under the Althing, one of the world's oldest functioning legislative ****emblies. Following...
- local government. From the start, Gaukur Jörundsson was elected by the Althing as the umboðsmaður. He was reelected twice, the last time with a mandate...
- Members of the Althing are elected on the basis of proportional representation from six constituencies. Until 1991, membership of the Althing was divided...
- entered the election as the Althing's third largest party, lost four seats and was reduced to six seats. Entering the Althing for the first time, the People's...
- the 100 most powerful women in the world. She has been a member of the Althing (Iceland's parliament) for Reykjavík constituencies since 1978, winning...
- Nordic Green Left Alliance. The party was founded in 1999 by members of Althing who did not approve of the merger of left-wing political parties in Iceland...
- constituencies of Iceland. Its major town is Akureyri. It elects 10 members to the Althing. It borders with the constituencies of Northwest Constituency and South...
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