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Culture of Iceland


The culture of Iceland is rich and varied as well as being known for its literary heritage which began in the 12th century. Other Icelandic traditional arts include  ...

Icelandic culture - Visit Iceland


Rooted in Scandinavian heritage, shaped by isolation and raw nature, Icelandic culture is both traditional and modern. A wealth of museums and literature ...

The 10 Weirdest Things About Icelanders | Guide to Iceland


Are the Icelandic people strange? ... But these are my top 10 strangest things about Icelanders (that are all perfectly normal .... You learn about Icelandic culture,.

Culture of Iceland - history, people, women, beliefs, food, customs ...


Orientation. Identification. Scandinavian sailors discovered Iceland in the mid- ninth century, and the first settler recognized in the literary-historical tradition, ...

People & Society - Iceland


The cornerstone of Icelandic culture is the Icelandic language, which has spawned a literary tradition that dates back to the ancient Icelandic Sagas. Violent tales ...

Traditions - Iceland


Arts & Culture ... Icelanders have several unique holidays and celebrate the more common ones ... Ash Wednesday is mostly celebrated by children in Iceland.

Arts & Culture - Iceland


Iceland's unique nature, closely-knit population, and enterprising spirit have all contributed to a dynamic, original cultural scene. From the ancient sagas to ...

Iceland Tours - Icelandic People and Iceland Culture


Icelandic People and Iceland Culture - Icelandic Language Literature - Origin of the Icelanders: Travel to Iceland with Iceland Tours - Vacation Packages to ...

Iceland — History and Culture - iExplore


Iceland's history is bound up with its harsh environment, its Viking heritage and its language, little changed from its roots in Old Norse. Althoug...

- Interesting Iceland - Nature - Culture - businesses - Travelnet


Iceland is home to the Northern lights, Europe's biggest glacier, the Blue Lagoon, the Hot Springs, the original Geysir, Volcanoes, the Medieval Sagas and so ...

The People of Iceland
Ethnicity: Norse, Celtic
Languages: Icelandic, English, Nordic languages, and German
Religions: Lutheran Church of Iceland, Roman Catholic Church, Reykjavik Free Church, Hafnarfjorour Free Church, other religions
Population: 329,100 (1 January 2015 est.) (182nd)
Median Age: total: 36 years (2015 est.)
Female: 36.7 years (2015 est.)
Male: 35.4 years (2015 est.)
Literacy Rate: not reported by UNESCO 2015
Female: N/A
Legal drinking age: 20 - Possession or consumption of alcohol by minors is not an offence, but supplying them with alcohol is. However, law allows alcohol possessed by a minor to be confiscated.
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Iceland Travel Information and Travel Guide
Iceland is literally a country in the making, a vast volcanic laboratory where mighty forces shape the land and shrink you to an awestruck speck. The country's natural features eruptions of lava; ... More »