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.

Patreksfjörður

Patreksfjörður ("Patrick's fjord") is an Icelandic village in the Westfjords with 687 inhabitants (2017 census). The town was named after Saint Patrick who was the spiritual guide of Örlygur Hrappson, the original settler in the area who came from the...

Raufarhöfn

Raufarhöfn is a village located on the northeastern tip of the Melrakkaslétta peninsula in Iceland. At one point in time, this small village was home to largest export harbor in Iceland. In the forties and fifties, the Herring frenzy dominated the Iceland...

Reyðarfjörður

Reyðarfjörður is a town in Iceland. It has a population of 1,102 and is one of the most populated villages that constitute the municipality of Fjarðabyggð. The town is at the bottom of the eponymous fjord, the largest on the east coast of Iceland. Like m...

Reykholt

Reykholt is a village in the valley of the river Reykjadalsá, called Reykholtsdalur. It is part of Borgarfjörður, Western Region. Reykholt was at one time one of the intellectual centers of the island and had for many years one of the most important scho...

Reykjahlíð

The village of Reykjahlíð has approximately 300 inhabitants and is situated on the shores of Lake Mývatn in the north of Iceland. It is the seat of the municipality of Skútustaðahreppur. During the so-called Mývatn fires, caused by the eruption of the nea...

Reykjarfjörður

In the first half of the sixteenth century Basque whalers set up the world's first large-scale whaling industry in Terra Nova. The center of this industry was some ten ports on the southern coast of Labrador. During the peak years of the 1560s and 1570s t...

Reykjarnes

Reykjarnes in the region of Westfjords is a town in Iceland - some 131 mi (or 210 km) North of Reykjavík, the country's capital city Árneshreppur is an Icelandic municipality, located in the Westfjords peninsula of northwestern Iceland. As of 2011, Árn...

Reykjavík

Reykjavík is the capital and largest city of Iceland. It has a latitude of 64°08' N, making it the world's northernmost capital of a sovereign state. It is located in southwestern Iceland, on the southern shore of Faxa Bay. With a population of around 130...

Sauðárkrókur

Sauðárkrókur is a town in Skagafjörður in northern Iceland and a part of the municipality of Skagafjörður. Sauðárkrókur is the largest town in Northwest Iceland and the second-largest town on the north coast of Iceland, with a population of 2,572. It is t...

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Evelyn Ýr Kuhne

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Valur Heidar Sævarsson

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A veteran guide and your expert on Reykjavik. Be it a City Walk = Walk With a Viking , Icelandic Mythical Walk, Reykjavik Food Lovers Tour ...

Kittý Bjarnadóttir

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I'm always up for adventures and good fun while keeping it safe. Good with kids and families. A member of the Icelandic Search and Rescue Te...

Marianne Irina Giesswein

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I am Austrian, graduated as tourist guide in 2002. Have been working in the Icelandic Travel Industry for 20 years, studied Tourism Manageme...

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