An Icelandic proverb notes that need is a bad negotiator.
There’s a volcano emitting masses of smoke in Iceland.
Reykjavik, Iceland, is the world’s northernmost capital city.
The economy of Iceland is very sensitive to declining fish stocks.
Tipping in restaurants is not done in Iceland, and is considered insulting.
Iceland‘s National Assembly is the oldest surviving parliament in the world.
An Icelandic proverb states that the revenge that is postponed is not forgotten.
The government of Iceland is currently opposed to membership in the European Union.
There is an Icelandic proverb which states that useless wisdom is double foolishness.
Trees are extremely scarce in Iceland, which is mostly covered in grasses and shrubs.
Tourists visiting Iceland should know that tipping at a restaurant is considered impolite.
The social system of Iceland is characterized by a remarkably even distribution of income.
Most of the people of Iceland are descendants of settlers from the Scandinavian countries.
Economic growth in Iceland has been remarkably steady over the past five years at 4% to 5%.
Independent for more than 300 years, Iceland was subsequently governed by Norway and Denmark until 1944.