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Iceland's Quick Facts

Land Area 100,250 km2
Water Area 2,750 km2
Total Area 103,000 km2
Population 335,878
Population Density 3.26 / km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $16.15 Billion
GDP Per Capita $48,100
Currency Krona (ISK)
Largest Cities
  • Reykjavik (118,918)
  • Kopavogur (31,719)
  • Hafnarfjoerdur (26,808)
  • Akureyri (17,693)
  • Coastline: 3,088 miles (4,970 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 38,707 sq miles (100,250 sq km)
    (water) 1,062 sq miles (2,750 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 39,769 sq miles (103,000 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 23 counties and 14 independent towns in Iceland.
  • Horizontal Width: 233.39 miles (375.61 km) from Reykjavik east to Egilsstadir
  • Vertical Length: 138.94 miles (223.6 km) from Vik north to Dalvik

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (0)
  • Geographic Center: About 17.64 miles (28.3 km) east of the Hofsjokull Glacier
  • Highest Point: Hvannadalshnukur, a peak on the edge of the Öræfajökull Volcano, at 6,922 feet (2,110 m)
  • Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
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