Europe

Iceland profile

  • 23 May 2013
  • From the section Europe
Image caption Iceland is famed for its thermal springs
  • Full name: Republic of Iceland
  • Population: 328,000 (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Reykjavik
  • Area: 103,000 sq km (39,769 sq miles)
  • Major language: Icelandic
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 80 years (men), 84 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 krona = 100 aurar
  • Main exports: Fish and fish products, metals
  • GNI per capita: US $34,820 (World Bank, 2011)
  • Internet domain: .is
  • International dialling code: +354