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.

Selárdalur

Selárdalur is the second most westerly of the Ketildalir in Arnarfjörður in Iceland. It was one of the main settled areas in the Westfjords. The eponymous Selárdalur parish was formerly considered one of the country's best parishes, after Stóra-Laugard...

Selfoss

Selfoss is a town in southern Iceland on the banks of the Ölfusá river. It is a part of, and the seat, of the municipality of Árborg. The Icelandic Ring Road (Icelandic: Hringvegur) runs through the town on its way between Hveragerði and Hella. The town i...

Seyðisfjordhur

Seyðisfjörður is a town and municipality in the Eastern Region of Iceland at the innermost point of the fjord of the same name. A road over Fjarðarheiði mountain pass connects Seyðisfjörður to the rest of Iceland; 27 kilometres (17 miles) to the ring r...

Seydisfjorður

Seyðisfjörður is a town and municipality in the Eastern Region of Iceland at the innermost point of the fjord of the same name. A road over Fjarðarheiði mountain pass connects Seyðisfjörður to the rest of Iceland; 27 kilometres (17 miles) to the ring r...

Seyðisfjörður

Seyðisfjörður (Icelandic pronunciation: ​[ˈseiðɪsfjœrðʏr̥]) is a town and municipality in the Eastern Region of Iceland at the innermost point of the fjord of the same name. A road over Fjarðarheiði mountain pass connects Seyðisfjörður to the rest of I...

Siglufjörður

Siglufjörður is a small fishing town in a narrow fjord with the same name on the northern coast of Iceland. Population in January 2011 was 1,206 but the town has been shrinking in size since the 1950s when the town reached its peak with 3,000 inhabitants....

Skaftafell

Skaftafell is a preservation area in Öræfi, southeast Iceland. It used to be a manor farm and a national park, but has been a part of Vatnajökull National Park since its establishment in 2008. The scenery around Skaftafell is full of stark contrasts. The...

Skagaströnd

Skagaströnd is a town and municipality on the north coast of Iceland, on the east coast of the bay Húnaflói. Notable landmarks include the mountain Spákonufell and the Cap of Spákonufell. The first information about a settlement at Skagaströnd comes...

Skálholt

Skálholt is a historical site in the south of Iceland, at the river Hvítá. Skálholt was, through eight centuries, one of the most important places in Iceland. From 1056 until 1785, it was one of Iceland's two episcopal sees, along with Hólar, making i...

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Bjarni H. Ásbjörnsson

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Egill Fannar Rúnarsson

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A local freelance tourist guide in Iceland. Currently lives in the Reykjavík area. ...

Hildur Bjarnason

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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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