Iceland

Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic, with a population of 348,580 and an area of 103,000 km2 (40,000 sq mi), making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe. The capital and largest city is Reykjavík. Reykjavík and the surrounding areas in the southwest of the country are home to over two-thirds of the population.


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Population 350.000
Currency Icelandic krona (ISK)
Time zone UTC
Driving site Right
Country code (+354)
Capital Reykjavík
Language Icelandic

Places in Iceland

Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic, with a population of 348,580 and an area of 103,000 km2 (40,000 sq mi), making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe. The capital and largest city is Reykjavík.

Akranes

Akranes is a port town in the west coast of Iceland, only 45km (28ml) away from Reykjavík, the capital of Iceland. Akranes lies on the peninsula that separates Hvalfjörður and Borgarfjörður. In the ninth century, Akranes was settled by the Irish broth...

Akurey

Akurey is a small island near the coast of Reykjavík. The earliest sources on the island are from 1379 when it belonged to the Víkurkirkja. The city of Reykjavík bought the island in 1969 and has leased it out. In 1978 it was incorporated into the municip...

Akureyri

Akureyri is a small city in northern Iceland. It is Iceland's second largest urban area (after the Capital Region) and fourth largest municipality (after Reykjavík, Hafnarfjörður, and Kópavogur). Nicknamed the Capital of North Iceland, Akureyri is an i...

Bakkagerði

Bakkagerði is a coastal hamlet in eastern Iceland. It is part of the municipality of Borgarfjarðarhreppur and situated on the coast of the Borgarfjörður Eystri.

Bíldudalur

Bíldudalur is a village situated on the coast of Arnarfjörður, one of the Westfjords in Iceland. It is situated in the Vesturbyggð municipality and has 200 inhabitants (as of January 2016). The village prospered in the 19th century thanks to sound b...

Blönduós

Blönduós is a town and municipality in the north of Iceland with a population of 895 in 2018] Like many towns and villages around Iceland, Blönduós didn't emerge as a village until the late 19th century. One of Blönduós' main characteristics is that th...

Borgarnes

Borgarnes is a town located on a peninsula at the shore of Borgarfjörður in Iceland and is the largest town in the Borgarbyggð municipality with a population of about 2,000 residents. It is a main junction in Iceland and the gateway to the Snaefellsnes Na...

Breiðdalsvík

Breiðdalsvík is a young fishing town in Iceland. It is part of the municipality of Breiðdalshreppur and is located near Egilsstaðir and Breiðdalsheiði on a very large cove with the same name. With a population of only 139, the town consists mostly of tra...

Búðardalur

Búðardalur is a village situated on the Hvammsfjörður in the north-west of Iceland. The village also lies at the north-eastern end of the Snæfellsnes peninsula and is part of the municipality of Dalabyggð. Búðardalur had about 270 inhabitants in 2014 a...

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