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EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
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Iceland - Physical geography

Area : 103 000 Km2
Water : 2.7 %
Wild pasture lands : 23 %
Forests : 1 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Atlantic Ocean)
Max. Height : 2119 m (Hvanna)


Iceland - Climate

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Rainfall (mm) in Reykjavik
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Iceland - People
Nationality : Icelander, Icelandic
Main language(s) : Icelandic

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Population (2005) : 293 000 people
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Density : 2.8 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 2 children / woman
Life expectancy : 80 years
Urban population : 93 %

Main cities :
165 000 people Reykjavik (aggl.)
108 000 people Reykjavik (capital)
15 000 people Akureyri
7 600 people Keflavik
5 200 people Akranes
4 600 people Vestmannaeyjar
4 350 people Selfoss
3 000 people Jsafjordur
2 500 people Husavik


Iceland - Economy
Currency : Krona (ISK) = 100 Aurar
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 87.6 Krona (ISK)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 8.67 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 29590 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 13.67 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 46655 dollars


Iceland - Miscellaneous information
CONSUMPTION (individual / year) (world rank 1997) :
- Chocolate (3)
- Milk = 145 l (3)
- Sugar = 43 Kg (10)
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 1998) :
- Potatoes
- Fishes (14)
- Sheeps
- Aluminium
OTHER RESOURCES & PRODUCTS :
- Geothermal systems
SERVICES :
- Tourism
RECORDS :
- Iceland has the most important natural hot spring in the world (245 litres/second).


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