Travel & Tourisim

Facts about Iceland:

BIGGEST CITIES
REYKJAVÍK (120,000)*
KÓPAVOGUR (32,000)*
HAFNARFJÖRDUR (27,000)*
AKUREYRI (18,000)
REYKJANESBÆR (14,000)
*CITIES IN THE CAPITAL REGION

NATIONAL FLAG
BLUE WITH A RED CROSS OUTLINED IN WHITE. 
THE COLORS OF THE FLAG ARE SYMBOLIC FOR ICELAND: RED IS FOR THE VOLCANIC FIRES, WHITE RECALLS THE SNOW AND GLACIERS, AND BLUE IS FOR THE MOUNTAINS IN THE DISTANCE.

POPULATION
330,000 (JAN 2015)

TEMPERATURE
JANUARY 0,4
MARCH 3,1
MAY 6,3
JUNE 10,7
JULY 12,5
AUGUST 12,3
OCTOBER 4,4
DECEMBER 1,2

GOVERNMENT
PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUTIONAL REPUBLIC.

LANGUAGE
ICELANDIC.
ENGLISH IS WIDELY SPOKEN AND UNDERSTOOD.

RELIGION
PREDOMINANTLY CHRISTIAN.

TIME ZONE
GREENWICH MEAN TIME (GMT) THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. UNLIKE MOST STATES IN EUROPE, SUMMER (DAYLIGHT-SAVING) TIME IS NOT OBSERVED IN ICELAND.