Iceland facts

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

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

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

Iceland facts

Climate condition in the country is so awesome there no more hotness. 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 the 60% population of the country lives in the city.

It is so peaceful country that it has no any defence 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 the violent crime is nowhere happens in the country.

The country is volcanic active. Average in every four years there is the volcanic eruption.

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

In June there is 24 hours long days and in December there is 24 hours long nights because of 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 any jungle. And there is no any mosquito in the Iceland.

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

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

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

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

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

In the country there is no any surname or family names.

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


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

It is the country without any McDonald’s Restaurants.

Until 1989, beer was illegal in the country.