Major cities : Reykjavík (Capital), Kopavogur, Hafnarfjordur, Akureyri and Keflavík.
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Iceland Information

ISO 3166-1IS - ISL - 352
NATO country codeIC - ISL
FIPS 10-4 codeIC
Continent /
Iceland CapitalReykjavík
Name of the inhabitantsIcelander
Iceland National anthemLofsöngur
Iceland National Day17 June
Iceland Currency Icelandic króna (ISK)
Iceland 25.5 % (7 %)
Iceland Calling code+354
Iceland Country domain code .is
Iceland Vehicle registration plateIS
Traveling direction Right
Time zone UTC +0:00
International organizationUnited Nations
European Free Trade Association
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

Iceland Head of state

President of the RepublicGuðni Th. Jóhannesson (2016)
Prime ministerBjarni Benediktsson (2017)

Iceland Religion

  1. Protestantism 96 %
  2. Christianity 3 %
  3. Other1 %

Iceland Data

Area103,000 km² (39,769 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants307,000 population (2008) Chart
Population Density 3.0 /km² (7.7 /sq mi)
Length of coastline4,988 km
Life expectancy82.1 Year (2010)
Average years of schooling 10.4 Year (2010)
Human Development Index 0.869 (2010)
Gross domestic product18 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
Annual change: 1.9 %
58,005 US$ per capita
Gross domestic product (PPP)13 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
42,767 US$ per capita
Unemployment2.3 % of labor force (2008) Chart
Inflation3.0 % (2008) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: BBB- (Stable, 29 November 2011)
  • Fitch: BBB- (Stable, 17 February 2012)
  • Moody's: Baa3 (Negative, 5 August 2011)
  • Dagong: BB- (Stable, 7 September 2011)

Iceland Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Fish
  2. Diatomite
  3. Geothermal power
  4. Hydroelectricity

Iceland Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Mutton
  2. Potatoes
  3. Dairy products
  4. Fish
  5. Beef
  6. Pork
  7. Green vegetables
  8. Chicken

Iceland Map

Iceland Climate

  1. Polar climate 66 %
  2. Oceanic climate 34 %

Iceland Weather (Reykjavík)

Iceland Electricity

Voltage230 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : C Power plug : F
Power socketPower socket : F

Airport Iceland

Iceland Car Hire

Iceland Hotel

Hotel Hotel Edda VíkHotel Edda Vík
This hotel is found in Vík í Mýrdal, only 5 minutes’ walk from Vík’s black sand beach. Its rooms offer views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Vík Mountains... view more
€ 91
Hotel Lax-á Geysir CottagesLax-á Geysir Cottages
Less than 5 minutes’ drive from the Great Geysir, these fully equipped cottages are set along the Tungufljot River, 9 km from Gullfoss Waterfall. Each offers a full kitchen and furnished terrace... view more
€ 195
Hotel Reykjavík Hostel VillageReykjavík Hostel Village

This family-owned hostel is 100 metres from Reykjavík’s main shopping street, Laugavegur. Wi-Fi and parking are free. All accommodation options include tea/coffee facilities... view more
€ 19
Hotel Hali Country HotelHali Country Hotel

Situated by Iceland’s Ring Road, Hali Country Hotel offers rooms with views of the Vatnajökull Glacier or the Atlantic Ocean. Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon is 12 km away. Country Hotel Hali has rooms with a private bathroom, flat-screen TV and desk... view more
€ 65
Hotel Húsid GuesthouseHúsid Guesthouse
With panoramic views of the rugged Biskupstungur terrain, Húsid Guesthouse is 5 km from river rafting activities on the river Hvítá and an hour’s drive from Reykjavík... view more
€ 38
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Iceland Olympic Games

SummerParticipation : 20Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0224
WinterParticipation : 18Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
TotalParticipation : 38Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0224
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