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Iceland

HUMAN POPULATION 321,857 IÇELAND SHEEP POPULATION 474,759 2008 930 1944 1980 2013 ECONOMIC 800's WORLD'S FIRST 1380 CRISIS 2010 ICELAND GAINS INDEPENDENCE CLOSURES PARLIAMENT FOLLOWING SETTLERS ARRIVE IN ICELAND ESTABLISHED ICELAND BANK EYJAFJALLA- JÖKULL AT PINGVELLIR UNDER DANISH ERUPTS ICELANDERS İ FOREIGNERS RULE MOST POPULAR NAMES TOTAL AREA: 103,000 SQ. KM KR HALLÓ ég heiti HALLÓ ég heiti 1 USD 117 ISK ECONOMIC GROWTH +1,4% GDP IN 2012 JÓN GUÐRÚN LAKES (GDP $13.66 BILLION) GLACIERS PHYSICAL GROWTH AVERAGE AGE OF ICELANDERS 37.1 VEGETATION +5CM/YEAR S WASTELAND AT TECTONIC RIDGE LITERACY RATE RANKED 4TH DRUNKEST AMONG NORDIC COUNTRIES 99% THE MOST BEAUTIFUL WORD IN ICELANDIC* LJÓSMÓÐIR "MIDWIFE" 11.3L 10.4L 9.3L 7.3L 7.3L 7.0L 6.9L 6.6L| THE UGLIEST WORD** GEIRVARTA "NIPPLE" "as determined by an online poll conducted by RÚV and the humanities department of the University of Iceland. ** as determined by a follow up Facebook contest hosted by students of the University of Iceland. http://grapevine.is http://bbc.co.uk http://cia.gov http://iceland.is http://statice.is http://worldbank.org VOLUME OF ALCOHOL SOLD PER CAPITA (15+) !!

Iceland

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This is an infographic I put together for fun - just some useful and other less useful facts about my favourite destination.

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