Total area 103,440 km2
Icecap and Glaciers 10,800 km2
Lakes and streams 2,386 km2
Ice-free land area 90,154 km2
Arable land, market gardens and orchards 1,865 km2
Forests 1,212 km2
Largest lake Þingvallavatn 82 km2
Coast line 6 088 km
Highest point Hvannadalshnúkur 2,110 m
Population 01.01.14 325 671 inh.
Population, capital 1. January 2014- 208 752 citizens Reykjavík (municipality)
National day 17. June (Independence Day 17 June 1944)
Form of government Republic
Head of state President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson since 1996.
Head of government Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson since 2013.
Electricity: 230 volts AC, 50Hz. European-style plugs with two round pins are used
Currency: Icelandic crown (ISK)
Official language Icelandic
Famous Icelanders: Björk, Ólafur Stefánsson, Eiður Smári Guðjohnsen
Tidszone GMT (UTC+0)
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