List of Iceland-related topics

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Iceland:

Icelandsovereign island nation located in the North Atlantic Ocean between continental Europe and Greenland.[1] It is considered part of Northern Europe. It is the least populous of the Nordic countries, having a population of about 319,000 (April 1, 2009 estimate). Iceland is volcanically and geologically active on a large scale; this defines the landscape in various ways. The interior mainly consists of a plateau characterized by sand fields, mountains and glaciers, while many big glacial rivers flow to the sea through the lowlands. Warmed by the Gulf Stream, Iceland has a temperate climate relative to its latitude and provides a habitable environment and nature.

General reference

Geography of Iceland

Main article: Geography of Iceland

Location of Iceland

Environment of Iceland

Geographic features of Iceland

Regions of Iceland

Main article: Regions of Iceland

Nr. landsvæði (English) Population
ISO 3166
1 Höfuðborgarsvæði Capital Region 202 131[2] 1 062 190.33 IS-1
2 Suðurnes (formerly Reykjanes) Southern Peninsula 21 088[2] 829 25.44 IS-2
3 Vesturland West 15 589[2] 9 554 1.63 IS-3
4 Vestfirðir Westfjords 7 137[2] 9 409 0.76 IS-4
5 Norðurland vestra Northwest 7 393[2] 12 737 0.58 IS-5
6 Norðurland eystra Northeast 29 006[2] 21 968 1.32 IS-6
7 Austurland East 12 306[2] 22 721 0.54 IS-7
8 Suðurland South 23 802[2] 24 526 0.97 IS-8
  Ísland Iceland 318 452[3] 102 928 3.1

Region codes

Administrative divisions of Iceland

Constituencies of Iceland

Iceland is divided into 6 constituencies for the purpose of selecting representatives to the Alþingi (parliament):

  • Reykjavík North (11)
  • Reykjavík South (11)
  • Northwest (9)
  • Northeast (10)
  • South (10)
  • Southwest (12)
Municipalities of Iceland

Demography of Iceland

Government and politics of Iceland

Branches of the government of Iceland

Main article: Government of Iceland

Executive branch of the government of Iceland

Legislative branch of the government of Iceland

Judicial branch of the government of Iceland

Foreign relations of Iceland

International organization membership

The Republic of Iceland is a member of:[1]

Law and order in Iceland

Main article: Law of Iceland

Military of Iceland

Main article: Military of Iceland

History of Iceland

By period

By subject

Culture of Iceland

Main articles: Culture of Iceland and Icelanders

Art in Iceland

Language in Iceland

Religion in Iceland

Main article: Religion in Iceland

Sport in Iceland

Main article: Sport in Iceland

Economy and infrastructure of Iceland

Main article: Economy of Iceland

Education in Iceland

Main article: Education in Iceland

See also

Iceland portal
Europe portal


External links

  • Gateway to Iceland
  • Government Offices of Iceland
  • Icelandic Government Information Center
  • Atlas of Iceland
  • DMOZ
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