Iceland

By: Hannah Chaney

Iceland's Government and History

-Joined the EU is May 2013

-Was not a founder of the EU

-Was always a part of Europe

-Has a parliamentary representative democratic republic

-Money is Icelandic krona

Skaftafell Park

Skaftafell Park is home to some of the most surreal landscapes in the world, formed by duel of fire and water, birch tree forests, black desert sands, glacial rivers, and icecaps.

Quick Facts

-Icelanders have one of the highest life expectancies in the world

-Family history is a passion for many Icelanders

-Iceland averages one volcanic eruption every five years

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