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Iceland, the Quick facts

Country Size 103,000 Population (2015) 329.100
Capital Reykjavík Median age 35.6
Currency Icelandic Króna (ISK) GDP 2014 (MISK) 1.993.336

Iceland is a country of sharp contrasts. A place where fire and ice co-exist. Where dark winters are offset by the summer’s midnight sun. A country where insular existence has spurred a rich and vibrant culture.




Feud Over Blue Whale Skeleton
icelandreview: The skeleton of a blue whale, which was found beached at Skagi in Northwest Iceland in 2010, will be put on display at the Hú...
Asylum Seeker Threatens Self-Immolation
icelandreview: Police and firefighters were called out to the Red Cross’ Reykjavík office around noon today, after receiving reports that an...
Hot Water Leak in Reykjavík
icelandreview: A hot water leak has caused problems in parts of central and western Reykjavík today.

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