Iceland

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PROFILE
  • Area: 103,000 sq. km (39,769 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 335,878 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 1.17% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 83 years (2016)
  • Languages: Icelandic, English, Nordic languages, German widely spoken
  • Religions: Evangelical Lutheran Church of Iceland (official) 73.8%, Roman Catholic 3.6%, Reykjavik Free Church 2.9%, Hafnarfjorour Free Church 2%, The Independent Congregation 1%, other religions 3.9%, none 5.6%, other or unspecified 7.2%
  • Formal name: Republic of Iceland
  • Alternate names: Ísland, Islanda, Islande, Lýðveldið Ísland, Republic of Iceland
  • Government type: parliamentary republic
  • Leaders: chief of state: President Gudni Thorlacius JOHANNESSON; head of government: Prime Minister Sigurdur Ingi JOHANNSSON
  • Capital: Reykjavik
  • Administrative divisions: 8 regions
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $46,100 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: fish and fish products 40%, aluminum, animal products, ferrosilicon, diatomite (2010 est.)
  • Imports: machinery and equipment, petroleum products, foodstuffs, textiles
  • Currency: Icelandic krona (ISK)
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