Population: 277,906 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: Icelandic

Background: Settled by Norwegian and Celtic (Scottish and Irish) immigrants during the late 9th and 10th centuries A.D., Iceland boasts the world's oldest functioning legislative assembly, the Althing, established in 930. Independent for over 300 years, Iceland...

Currency: Icelandic Krona (ISK, ISK (105.60 = US$1))

Data from CIA World Factbook. Click on CIA link for more. Click on map or flag for larger images.


Icelandic-themed fonts

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Icelandic Font Foundries

 · Briem
 · SilkType

Icelandic Typographic People

 · Gunnlaugur SE Briem
 · Stefan Kjartansson
 · Rakel Tómasdóttir

Related Links

 · Luc Devroye: The font scene in Iceland
 · CIA World Factbook: Iceland
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Iceland
 · BBC Country profile: Iceland