Iceland's flagLocation: Northwest Europe
Official name: Republic of Iceland
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1944 / 1944
Capital city: Reykjavík
Population: 300,000 / 8 people per sq mile (3 people per sq km)
Total land area: 39,768 square miles (103,000 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Icelandic (official language)
Main religions: Evangelical Lutheran 84%, Other
(mostly Christian) 10%, Nonreligious 3%, Roman Catholic 3%
Ethnic mix: Icelandic 94%, Other 5%, Danish 1%
Government type: Parliamentary system
Currency: Icelandic króna = 100 aurar
Literacy rate: 99%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 3330 kilocalories

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