Iceland is known for its dramatic landscapes, volcanoes, glaciers and many waterfalls. It's a dream destination for many people and its truly worth a trip there.
Capital: Reykjavik with 123.000 people
Population: 340.000 people
Currency: Icelandic króna
Best time to visit: The temperatures are
warmer in July to August and you have long days thanks to the midnight sun. This time is perfect for hiking and most of the roads around the county are opened. The winter months between October to February are perfect if you want to catch the northern lights, but the days are short and it can be really cold.
Beer was illegal until 1989.
80% of Iceland is uninhabited.
Iceland is known as “The Land of Fire and Ice”, it's home to more than a hundreds volcanoes which a lot of them are still active.
Vatnajökull is the largest glacier in Iceland and in Europe and it covers 8% of the country's landmass