The village of Vík in Mýrdalur is the southernmost village in Iceland. Mýrdalshreppur region is one of three municipalities in Katla UNESCO GLOBAL Geopark. Vík is the central town in the Geopark and has developed as an important local commercial centre and service for the travel industry. Mýrdalur is the southernmost district of Iceland, bordered by the glacial river Jökulsá to the west and the river Blautakvísl to the east. Its northern border is the Mýrdalsjökull glacier.