Iceland


Currency

The official currency of Iceland is called Krona (sign: ISK).

Capital

Reykjavik

Location

Iceland is located in North Atlantic Ocean (Europe).


Iceland Location

Population

Estimated population (2014): 329,000

Estimated population (2000): 281,000

Estimated population (1950): 143,000

Estimated population (1900): 78,000

Flag


Iceland Flag

Economy

Iceland is rated as one of the world's highest levels of economic freedom as civil freedoms. Iceland has also topped the list of nations ranked by Human Development Index and is one of the most egalitarian. However, in 2006, the Iceland faced problems of growing inflation and deficits. Iceland had to obtain emergency funding from the International Monetary Fund and a range of European countries in 2008.
Iceland is Green country, the primary source of home and industrial energy in Iceland is Geothermal power.


The most popular places in Iceland among international travellers

Skaftafell Ice Cave Vatnajokull National Park

Skaftafell Ice Cave Vatnajokull National Park
Hallgrimskirkja

Hallgrimskirkja
Golden Circle

Golden Circle
Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon
Aurora Borealis

Aurora Borealis