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Iceland, the Quick facts

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.




Sheep Visit a Health Centre
icelandreview: A sheep, along with her two lambs, walked into the health centre in Eskifjörður.
New Horse Colour Appears in Iceland
icelandreview: Ellert at Baldurshagi farm is the first horse in the world with a colour that’s been named ýruskjóttur (spray piebald).
Puffins and Seals Critically Endangered
icelandreview: Both puffins and common seals are in risk of extinction in Iceland, a report from the Icelandic Institute of Natural History ...

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