Introduction

Summary

European republic in the North Atlantic. Member of EFTA and the European Economic Area (EEA). An OECD country.

Cities

Capital: Reykjavik

Principal Ports

Akureyri, Hornafjordur, Isafjordhur, Keflavik, Raufarhofn, Reykjavik, Seydhisfjordhur, Straumsvik, Vestmannaeyjar.

Population

337,780

International Country Code

IS

Language(s)

Icelandic. English, German and Danish widely understood.

Religion

Christian, mainly Evangelical Lutheran

Literacy Rate

99%

Emergency Services

The emergency telephone numbers are: Police — 112, Ambulance — 112, Fire — 112

Weights and Measures

Metric system

Electricity Supply

220V, 50Hz

International Direct Dialling Code

00 354

Time

GMT.

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