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Iceland
Ísland (Icelandic)
Anthem: "Lofsöngur" (Anthem)
Location of Iceland
Capital
and largest city
Reykjavík
64°08′N21°56′W / 64.133°N 21.933°W / 64.133; -21.933
Official language
and national language
Icelandic
Ethnic groups(2016)
ReligionChurch of Iceland[2]
DemonymIcelander
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryrepublic
Guðni Th. Jóhannesson
Bjarni Benediktsson
LegislatureAlthingi
Formation
9th century
930–1262
1262–1814
1380–1944
5 January 1874
• Kingdom
1 December 1918
17 June 1944
Area
• Total
102,775[3] km2 (39,682 sq mi) (106th)
• Water (%)
2.7
Population
• 1 January 2016 estimate
332,529[a] (172nd)
• Density
3.2/km2 (8.3/sq mi) (233rd)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$17 billion[4] (142nd)
• Per capita
$50,500[4] (18th)
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$21 billion[4]
• Per capita
$63,000[4] (6th)
Gini (2013)24.00[5]
low · 2nd
HDI (2015)Increase 0.921[6]
very high · 9th
CurrencyIcelandic króna (ISK)
Time zoneWET(UTC+0)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Drives on theright
Calling code+354
Patron saintSaint Thorlak
ISO 3166 codeIS
Internet TLD.is
  1. ^"Statistics Iceland: Key figures". Statistics Iceland. 1 January 2014. Retrieved 30 March 2014. 
  2. ^"CIA – The World Factbook – Field Listing – Distribution of family income – Gini index". United States government. Retrieved 14 September 2008. 

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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