Iceland

By: Amanda Suguitan and Bella Meyer

Stunning Time-Lapse Video: Elemental Iceland

Major Cities and Well known places

Reykjavik, capital region

Kopavogur, capital region

Blue lagoon

Hiking in Hornstrander


Sports and parks

Vatnajolluk park

pingvellir park

Popular sports include handball, football, athletics, basketball, golf, volleyball, tennis, swimming, horseback riding on Icelandic horses is also popular and recently Australian Football and Archery.



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Climate

The climate of Iceland is warm near the southern coastal area and tundra inland in the highlands. The island lies in the path of the North Atlantic Current, which makes its climate more temperate than would be expected.


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Transportation

Flights are scheduled from Reykjavík Regularto domestic airports in all parts of the country. In co-operation with local bus companies, most towns in Iceland are connected to a regional airport, giving you easy access from Reykjavík to anywhere.

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Entertainment

Award winning restaurants, exciting nightlife and plenty of festivals and activities. Iceland can provide you with a quiet relaxing holiday, where you can marvel at its nature or you can go for a more lively and active visit revolving around sports or shopping.

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Iceland Arts and Culture

Iceland’s unique nature, closely-knit population, and enterprising spirit have all contributed to a dynamic, original cultural scene. Many locals have “creative” professions and of those who don’t, many sing in a choir, play an instrument, write poetry, design clothing, knit, or have another vent for their creative energy.


Languages

The language of the sagas is Old Icelandic, a western dialect of Old Norse.


Where is Iceland

Iceland located in the North Atlantic Ocean, directly east of Greenland, Iceland is Europe's western most country.
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