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.

Búðir

Just a cluster of old buildings, Búðir is the home of popular country inn and restaurant Hotel Búðir and a very old small church. The original old house of the restaurant and Hótel Búðir burned down on 21 February 2001, and had to be rebuilt completely, s...

Dalvík

Dalvík is on the western shore of Eyjafjörður in the valley of Svarfaðardalur. It is the main village of the Icelandic municipality of Dalvíkurbyggð. Its population is approximately 1,400. The town's name, Dal-vík, means "dale-bay." Dalvík harbor is a reg...

Djúpivogur

Djúpivogur is a small town and municipality (Djúpavogshreppur) located on a peninsula in the Austurland in eastern Iceland, near the island of Papey and on the fjord Berufjörður. The municipality was formed by the merger of rural communities Berunes, Bula...

Drangsnes

Drangsnes is a small town in the western part of Iceland, at the mouth of Steingrímsfjörður and near Hólmavík. It is part of the Kaldrananeshreppur municipality and only has 67 inhabitants (2011 census). It got its name from a tall rock named Kerling o...

Eskifjörður

Eskifjörður (in original Icelandic spelling), or also Eskifjördur, is a town and port in eastern Iceland with a large fishing industry. It has a population of 1,043 and constitutes one of the most populated small town part of the municipality of Fjarðabyg...

Eyrarbakki

For centuries, the harbour at Eyrarbakki was the main port in the south of the country, and Eyrarbakki was the trading centre for the whole of the southern region extending from Selvogur in the west to Lómagnúpur in the east. By about 1925, however, Eyrar...

Fáskrúðsfjörður

Fáskrúðsfjörður (previously named also Búðir) is a village (þorp) in eastern Iceland. It has a population of 662 (as of 2011) and constitutes one of the villages composing the municipality of Fjarðabyggð. Fáskrúðsfjörður was home to a hospital founded...

Garðabær

Garðabær is a growing town in the Capital Region. Garðabær is the sixth largest town in Iceland with a population of 13,872 (Sept 1, 2013). The site of Garðabær has been inhabited since Iceland was first settled in the 9th century. Landnámabók, the Boo...

Garður

Garður is a municipality and town located in southwestern Iceland, bordered by the Faxaflói Bay on the Southern Peninsula. The town Gardur, which means garden or yard, was named after one of the many earthen walls once erected on the boundaries between lo...

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