European Country Disovery Project

By: Kamryn Lyon

Country Basics

My Coutry: Iceland

Capital: Reykjavik

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The Flag Of Iceland

Backgroud: Was settled in Norweigian, and Celtic. The country was idipendant for 300 years iceland was ruled by Norway and Demark.

Geography

Location


Norway, Finland, and Denmark surrounds the country. Iceland is on the continent: Stockham


Major landforms


Volcanoes,Glaciers,Water Falls,Gesers,Sea Cliffs.

Major Land marks: Golden circle,blue lagoon,Gulfoss,National Musem Of Iceland,Sunvoy Ager , Perlan.


Major Bodies Of Water


The Medditeranian sea, Greenland Sea, Norweigan sea, Atlatic sea.


How does the environment effect the citizens?


Iceland expiriences severe volcanic activity, and can seriously kill, or injure citizens.

Government

Type of government


Costitutional Republic


Leaders


Olafur Rgnar Grimsson, Sigmundar Davio Gunnlaugsso.


Citizen Rights


Voting, Freedom Of Speech, Personal Privacy, Acts Of Law, Opinion, Court Rulings.

Economy

Rich Or Poor Nation?


Rich, but some parts are poor.


What kind of money


Icelandic Krona


Main Import And Export


Export: Got a european union. Import: Mchinery, equipment, prducts. food, textiles.


LE, BR, LR,DWC


Life expancy:, literacy rate:, birth rate: Drinking water:.


82.97 years, total 99% , per (1,000) people, eceptionally good

iceland waterfall

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Culture

Modern Clothing:


No diffrent then the U.S


Major Language(s)


Icelandic, English, German


Holidays


They believein elves, trolls, and other Mythical Creatures.


Religion:


Roman Catholic, Pagnism.


Food


Lamb:


Fish and Dairy

Climate

Weather Conditions


Sever volcanic activity.


Average yearly rainfall


30-70 cm


Average yearly temperature


11 degrees


effects on country


The snow gets very heavy during winter.

2 Historical Events

1:


The established a nation assembly ,Called Althingi ,in 930 Althingi is the oldest continuous paliament.


2:


Iceland was part of Norway and then was ruled by Denmark fr more than 500 years .Iceland was was an indipendant coutry in 1944.

Language Diffrence (U.S vs Iceland)

Language:


Iceland: Their language is Darnish.

U.S: Their language is English.

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