Iceland facts

Ice land is a North Atlantic country.  The country has a total land area of 
100,250 Km2 (38,707 sq. miles). It is the home of 348,580 people. “Reykjavík”  is the capital city of the country. In this post, you will read some interesting Iceland facts.

It is one of the last places where humans settled. First-person settled there in 874 AD.

The size of Iceland is close to the size of Ohio State in the US. And the population is 2/3 of the population of Kentucky State.

Iceland facts

The climate condition in the country is so awesome there is no more hotness. The weather is perfect in Iceland. The maximum temperature was there 30.5-degree Celsius in 1930.

Reykjavík is the largest city of the country and 60% population of the country lives in the city.

It is so peaceful country that has no defense force i.e. Army, Navy, or Air Force.

Police in Iceland don’t carry guns because the crime rate in the country is very low and violent crime is nowhere happens in the country.

The country is volcanic activity. Average in every four years there is a volcanic eruption.

Fishing is the main source of income of the country and commercial whaling is legal in the country.

In June there are 24 hours long days and in December there is 24 hours long nights because it is close to Arctic Circle.

There is no public rail transport in the country because of the low population.

Iceland facts
Iceland facts

In-country there is no jungle. And there is no mosquito in Iceland.

It is the country with the most population connected online. 97% of the population in the country has internet.

Around 10% of the population of Iceland publishes a book in their lifetime.

In Europe, Iceland has a long work week of 43.5 hours.

The language used in Iceland is not changed. They use their ancient language.

It is an Eco–friendly country and 85% of its energy comes from renewable sources.

In the country, there is no surname or family name.

Iceland is the first country where a lady and a gay Prime Minister were elected.

Strip clubs were banned in the country in 2010.

Icelanders are fond of the movies. they watch more movies than any other country people.

Food

The country’s favorite drink is Coca-Cola and the consumption of this beverage in Iceland is high than in any other country in the world.

It is a country without any McDonald’s Restaurants.

Until 1989, beer was illegal in the country.

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