Country (long form) Republic of Iceland
Capital Reykjavik
Total Area 39,768.52 sq mi
103,000.00 sq km
(slightly smaller than Kentucky)
Population 276,365 (July 2000 est.)
Estimated Population in 2050 289,609
Languages Icelandic
Literacy 99.9% total, N/A% male, N/A% female (1997 est.)
Religions Evangelical Lutheran 91%, other Protestant and Roman Catholic, none (1997)
Life Expectancy 77.19 male, 81.77 female (2000 est.)
Government Type constitutional republic
Currency 1 Icelandic krona (IKr) = 100 aurar
GDP (per capita) $23,500 (1999 est.)
Industry fish processing; aluminum smelting, ferrosilicon production, geothermal power; tourism 
Agriculture potatoes, turnips; cattle, sheep; fish
Arable Land 0%
Natural Resources fish, hydropower, geothermal power, diatomite

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