Iceland


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Iceland / Ísland

  • A country in North Europe, one of the Nordic countries, an island in the North Atlantic
  • Capital: Reykjavík
  • Largest city: Reykjavík
  • Seas: Atlantic Ocean, Norwegian Sea
  • Climate: subpolar oceanic (Köppen climate classification Cfc) – near the southern coastal area; tundra (Köppen ET) inland in the highlands
  • Official language: Icelandic
  • Government: unitary parliamentary republic
  • Sovereignty: 1 December 1918
  • Area: 102,775 km² (water: 2,7%)
  • Population: 364,134; density: 3,5/km2
  • Currency: Icelandic króna (ISK)
  • Time zone: UTC (GMT/WET)
  • Calling code: +354
  • Internet TLD: .is
  • Driving side: right

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REGIONS


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Capital Region (Greater Reykjavík) – Höfuðborgarsvæðið

Kópavogur

Mt Esja

Reykjavík

Seltjarnarnes


Southern Peninsula (Reykjanes Peninsula)- Suðurnes (Reykjanesskagi)


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Western Region – Vesturland

Borgarnes

Glymur waterfall


Westfjords – Vestfirðir


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Northwestern Region – Norðurland vestra

Blönduós

Glaumbær

Þrístapar (Thristapar)

Vatnsdalshólar


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Northeastern Region – Norðurland eystra

Ásbyrgi

Akureyri

Dettifoss

Diamond Circle

Goðafoss waterfall

Hljóðaklettar

Húsavík

Hverfjall volcano

Hverir

Jökulsárgljúfur

Mývatn lake

Námafjall

Réttarfoss


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Eastern Region (Eastfjords) – Austurland (Austfirðir)

Glacier Lagoon (Jökulsárlón) and Diamond Beach

Hvannadalshnúkur

Hof

Kvíárjökull glacier

Lækjavik beach

Rjúkandafoss (Rjukandi Waterfall)

Seyðisfjörður

Skaftafell

Svartifoss waterfall


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Southern Region – Suðurland

Dyrhólaey

Fimmvörðuháls

Geysir

Gljúfrafoss waterfall

Golden Circle

Gullfoss waterfall

Heimaey island

Kerið crater

Kirkjufjara beach

Kirkjugolf

Mýrdalsjökull glacier

Reynisdrangar

Reynisfjara beach

Seljalandsfoss waterfall

Skógafoss waterfall

Sólheimasandur

Strokkur

Þingvellir (Thingvellir)

Vik


PLACES (A-Z)

Reykjavík

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Ásbyrgi

Akureyri

Blönduós

Borgarnes

Dettifoss waterfall

Diamond Circle

Dyrhólaey

Fimmvörðuháls

Geysir

Glacier Lagoon (Jökulsárlón) and Diamond Beach

Glaumbær

Gljúfrafoss waterfall

Glymur waterfall

Goðafoss waterfall

Golden Circle

Gullfoss waterfall

Heimaey island

Hljóðaklettar

Hof

Hvannadalshnúkur

Húsavík

Hverfjall volcano

Hverir

Jökulsárgljúfur

Kerið crater

Kirkjufjara beach

Kirkjugolf

Kópavogur

Kvíárjökull glacier

Lækjavik beach

Mt Esja

Mýrdalsjökull glacier

Mývatn lake

Námafjall

Réttarfoss waterfall

Reykjavík

Reynisdrangar

Reynisfjara beach

Ring Road (Route 1 / Þjóðvegur 1 / Hringvegur)

Rjúkandafoss (Rjukandi Waterfall)

Seljalandsfoss waterfall

Seltjarnarnes

Seyðisfjörður

Skaftafell

Skógafoss waterfall

Sólheimasandur

Strokkur

Svartifoss waterfall

Þingvellir (Thingvellir)

Þrístapar (Thristapar)

Vatnsdalshólar

Vik


ROUTES

Diamond Circle

Golden Circle

Ring Road (Route 1 / Þjóðvegur 1 / Hringvegur)


WATERFALLS

Dettifoss waterfall

Gljúfrafoss waterfall

Glymur waterfall

Goðafoss waterfall

Gullfoss waterfall

Réttarfoss waterfall

Rjúkandafoss (Rjukandi Waterfall)

Seljalandsfoss waterfall

Skógafoss waterfall

Svartifoss waterfall


ANIMALS

Icelandic sheep

Icelandic horses


CUISINE

Icelandic cuisine

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