Flag of Iceland waving


Country: Iceland (Icelandic: Ísland)

Georgian transcript: ისლანდია

Capital and largest city: Reykjavík (რეიკიავიკი)

Continent: Europe

Official language and national language: Icelandic

Religion: Christianity (75.1%, including Church of Iceland 63.5% and Other Christian 11.6%), No religion (21.5%), Other (2.1%), Ásatrúarfélagið (1.3%)

Motto (unofficial): Þetta reddast (in Icelandic: It will all work out okay)

Government: Unitary parliamentary republic

Legislature: Althing

Independence: 17 June 1944 (from Denmark)

Population: 343 503 (2021)

Demonym: Icelander, Icelandic

Currency: Icelandic króna (ISK)

Driving side: right

Time zone: UTC (GMT/WET)

Date format: dd/mm/yyyy

Calling code: +354

Internet TLD: .is

Website: Government of Iceland

Neighbouring country: None


Iceland on the world map


Reykjavik, the capital city of Iceland, is the UNESCO City of LIterature.

Anthem: Lofsöngur