Iceland in a nutshell

Thick-toothed puffin

Iceland is a relatively isolated island located between the Arctic Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean. It lies just below the Arctic Circle and its nearest neighbour is Greenland, located approximately 1 500 km to the west, and the Faroe Islands, located to the south-east of Iceland.

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Iceland is a country of vast contrasts, which means there is something for everyone. Whether you're an enthusiastic mountain-hopper or prefer to jump into a natural pool heated by geothermal water, Iceland offers both and much more.

Population Area Name in Icelandic/English Time zone
371 000 102 775 km2 Ísland / Iceland GMT (UTC +0)

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