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Iceland is an island nation in the north Atlantic Ocean. Iceland is one of the , and therefore culturally part of . The name Iceland is a misnomer: while glaciers cover 10% of the land, climate is mild, and volcanic activity keeps the country warm.
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is the capital of and largest city in and with an urban area population of around 200,000, it is the home to two-thirds of Iceland's population.

Route 1, also known as the Ring Road, is the main highway that traverses the island nation of .

is a national park in and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

is a lake near in . The lake was formed during a massive eruption 2300 years ago.

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is the region of where the majority of the country's population lives, in and around the capital.

is the region of along the Greenland Sea, flirting with the Arctic Circle.

is the region of home to Vatnajökull, Europe's largest glacier.

The are in the far northwest of , a sparsely populated, rugged territory intertwined by fjords.

The of is a rugged snowy territory, accessible only in summer.

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Iceland

  • Location: ,
  • Population: 309,000
  • Latitude of center: 65° north
  • Longitude of center: 18° 24' (18.4°) west
  • Elevation: 859 meters (2818 feet)
  • Capital: Reykjavik
  • Area: 103,000 km² (39,769 miles²)
  • Languages: Icelandic, English, German, Danish, Swedish and Norwegian
  • Currency: Krona (ISK)
  • Phone code: 354
  • Internet domain: .is
  • Wikidata: Iceland
  • Wikimedia Commons: Iceland

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Afrikaans: Ysland, Akan: Aesland, Albanian: Islanda, Albanian: Islandë, Amharic: አይስላንድ, Arabic: آيسلندا, Arabic: أيسلندا, Arabic: ايسلندا, Aragonese: Islandia, Armenian: Իսլանդիա, Arpitan: Islande, Asturian: Islandia, Azerbaijani: İslandiya, Bambara: Isilandi, Basque: Islandia, Bavarian: Ísland, Belarusian: Ісландыя, Belarusian: Ісьляндыя, Bengali: আইসলণ্ড, Bengali: আইসল্যান্ড, Bosnian: Island, Breton: Island, Bulgarian: Исландия, Burmese: အိုက်စလန်, Catalan: Islàndia, Central Khmer: អ៉ីស្លង់, Chinese: 冰岛, Chuvash: Исланди, Cornish: Island, Croatian: Island, Czech: Island
Danish: Island, Dhivehi: އައިސްލަންޑަން, Dutch: IJsland, Dutch: Yslandt, Dzongkha: ཨའིསི་ལེནཌ, English: Republic of Iceland, Esperanto: Islando, Estonian: Island, Ewe: Aiseland nutome, Faroese: Ísland, Finnish: Islanti, French: Islande, Fulah: Islannda, Galician: Islandia - Ísland, Galician: Islandia, Ganda: Ayisirandi, Ganda: Isilandi, Georgian: ისლანდია, German: Island, Greek: Ισλανδία, Gujarati: આઇસલૅન્ડ, Gujarati: આઇસલેન્ડ, Hausa: Aisalan, Hebrew: איסלנד, Hindi: आइसलैंड, Hindi: आइसलैण्ड, Hindi: आइस्लैंड, Hungarian: Izland, Icelandic: Lýðveldið Ísland, Icelandic: Ísland, Ido: Islando
Iloko: Icelandia, Indonesian: Islandia, Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Islanda, Irish: An Íoslainn, Italian: Islanda, Japanese: アイスランド, Japanese: アイスランド共和国, Kalaallisut: Islandi, Kannada: ಐಸ್‌ಲ್ಯಾಂಡ್, Kashubian: Islandëjô, Kazakh: Исландия, Kikuyu: Aislandi, Korean: 아이슬란드, Kurdish: Îslanda, Kurdish: ئایسلەند, Lao: ໄອສແລນ, Latin: Islandia, Latvian: Islande, Latvian: Īslande, Limburgan: Iesland, Lingala: Isilandɛ, Lithuanian: Islandija, Livvi: Islandii, Lombard: Islànda, Low German: Iesland, Luba-Katanga: Isilande, Luxembourgish: Island, Macedonian: Исланд, Malagasy: Islandy, Malayalam: ഐസ്‌ലാന്റ്, Maltese: Islanda
Marathi: आइसलँड, Nepali (macrolanguage): आइसल्याण्ड, Nepali (macrolanguage): आइस्ल्याण्ड, Northern Sami: Islánda, Norwegian: Island, Norwegian Bokmål: Island, Norwegian Nynorsk: Island, Occitan (post 1500): Islàndia, Old English (ca. 450-1100): Īsland, Oriya (macrolanguage): ଆଇସଲ୍ୟାଣ୍ଡ, Persian: ایسلند, Piemontese: Islanda, Polish: Islandia, Portuguese: Islândia, Pushto: آيسلېنډ, Pushto: آیسلینډ, Quechua: Islandiya, Quechua: Islandya, Romanian: Islanda, Romansh: Islanda, Rundi: Ayisilandi, Russian: Исландия, Sango: Islande, Sango: Islânde, Sanskrit: आइसलैंड, Sardinian: Islanda, Scottish Gaelic: Innis Tile, Serbian: Исланд, Serbo-Croatian: Island, Sicilian: Islandia, Sinhala: අයිස්ලන්තය
Slovak: Island, Slovenian: Islandija, Somali: Iislaand, Spanish: Islandia, Swahili (macrolanguage): Aislandi, Swedish: Island, Tajik: Исландия, Tamil: ஐஸ்லாந்து, Telugu: ఐస్లాండ్, Thai: ประเทศไอซ์แลนด์, Thai: ไอซ์แลนด์, Tibetan: ཨ་ཨི་སི་ལནད།, Tigrinya: አይስላንድ, Tok Pisin: Aislan, Tonga (Tonga Islands): ʻAisilani, Turkish: İzlanda, Uighur: ئىسلاندىيە, Ukrainian: Ісландія, Upper Sorbian: Islandska, Urdu: آئس لینڈ, Vietnamese: Ai-xơ-len (Iceland), Vietnamese: Ai-xơ-len, Volapük: Lisladeän, Waray (Philippines): Islandya, Welsh: Gwlad yr Iâ, Western Frisian: Yslân, Yiddish: איסלאנד, Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Aṣilandi, Zulu: i-Iceland
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