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Country Size 103,000 sq.km 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.

 

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Three Icelandic women have been crowned Miss World.

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