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Reykjavík, Iceland

According to abbreviationfinder, Reykjavik is the capital of Iceland and the most important city on the island. It is located in the southwest of the country in Faxaflói, a bay that opens the doors to the Atlantic Ocean. It has a very important fishing port and can be considered the industrial, commercial and cultural center of the country. History… Read More »

Increased Interest in the Arctic Part I

The intergovernmental cooperation body Arctic Council has existed since 1996. After a fairly anonymous existence in the first years, it has become the most important forum for the polar region. It gets attention from all over the world. The starting point for establishing the Arctic Council was cooperation on environmental protection and work against pollution.… Read More »

Iceland Shopping and Currency

DUTY-FREE SHOPPING Overview The following items can be imported into Iceland duty-free: 200 cigarettes or 250 g tobacco (people aged 18 and over); 1 liter of spirits and 1 liter of wine and 6 liters of beer or 1 liter of spirits and 9 liters of beer or 3 liters of wine and 6 liters… Read More »

Iceland Travel Warning

TRAVEL WARNING Country-specific safety information As a country located in Europe according to allcountrylist, Iceland is part of the sub-polar climatic zone. Particularly during longer stays in the great outdoors, sudden changes in the weather and temperature drops pose considerable dangers that are very often underestimated. Visitors to Iceland should therefore prepare carefully for their… Read More »

Iceland Travel Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Republic of Iceland. Capital Reykjavík. Geography As a country located in Europe according to topschoolsintheusa, Iceland is the second largest island nation in Europe and is located in the North Atlantic near the Arctic Circle. A few smaller islands off the north and south coast also belong to the… Read More »