Map of Iceland

About Iceland

Iceland is an island located in Northern Europe in the North Atlantic Ocean. It doesn’t border any countries, but is situated northwest of the United Kingdom.

The country is geologically unique with approximately 130 active and inactive volcanoes in all parts of the country. Its terrain is mostly plateau with a mix of mountain peaks, ice fields, coastal bays and fjords.

Iceland is the westernmost European country. Further to this, Reykjavik is the northernmost capital in the world. The country has more glaciers than all of continental Europe combined.

Capital city

Reykjavík

Major Cities

Akureyi
Borgarnes
Egilsstaðir
Höfn
Ísafjörður
Keflavík
Sauðárkrókur
Selfoss

Cities, towns and villages

Akranes
Alafoss
Alftorbakki
Arnes
Arngerdhareyi
Bakkagerdhi
Bakki
Bildudalur
Bjarnanes
Blondous
Bolstadharhlidh
Bordheyri
Breidhdalsvik
Brekkuvellir
Brettingsstadhir
Budhareyri
Budhir
Dalvik
Djupivogur
Drangsnes
Eskifjordhur
Fell
Fjardharhorn
Flatey
Furufjordhur
Grenivik
Grindavik
Hafnarfjordhur
Hafnarnes
Hafnir
Hamar
Hamundarstadhir
Haugar
Haukadalur
Hellnar
Hof
Hrappstadhakot
Hruni
Husavik
Hvallatur
Hvammstangi
Hvammur
Hvolsvollur
Kaldranes
Kalfafell
Kalfatellsstadhur
Keta
Kirjubaer
Kirkjubaejarklaustur
Kirkjubol
Kopasker
Latrar
Laufas
Laxamyri
Ljosavatn
Lundur
Minnibakki
Modhruvellir
Neskaupstadhur
Njardhvik
Nordhurbotn
Olafsfjordhur
Olafsvik
Porklakshofn
Pykkvabaejarklaustur
Raufarhofn
Saebol
Sandur
Saubaer
Saudanes
Selardalur
Seyhdisfjordhur
Siglufjordhur
Silfrastadhir
Skalar
Skalholt
Skeggjastadhir
Skeidflotur
Smidhjuvik
Stadharholskirkja
Stokkseyri
Storidalur
Stykkisholmur
Thingeyrar
Thingvellir
Thonglabakki
Thorshofn
Tjorn
Ulsfa
Unadhsdalur
Vattarnes
Vidhirholl
Vik
Vopnafjordhur

Straits, seas and oceans

Denmark Strait
Greenland Sea
North Atlantic Ocean

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