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General Information

Short facts about Iceland
Capital: Reykjavík Official language: Icelandic Currency: Icelandic Krona (ISK) Rate of exchange - See Central Bank exchange rate...
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Iceland in figures
The land and its inhabitants Iceland is the second largest island in Europe and it is located in the North Atlantic Ocean. The island is 103,...
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Religion
Approximately 80% of the population are members of the established church which is evangelical-Lutheran. When you apply for legal residence you can appl...
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Information and consultation
It is important to keep in mind that due to international agreements, for instance between the Nordic countries and member states of the EEA and EFTA agreem...
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Postal Service
For letters and regular mail Pósturinn is the nationwide postal service in Iceland, operating branches throughout Iceland. See list of branche...
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Holidays and days off in Iceland
Major holidays New year's day (January 1st) Good Friday Easter Sunday Whitsun June 17th (Iceland's Independence...
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Laws and regulations
According to the Icelandic constitution everyone is equal before the law and enjoy human rights regardless of gender, religion, opinions, nationality, ra...
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Libraries
Libraries are open to all. At libraries you can find books in Icelandic and other languages, encyclopaedias, dictionaries and other reference books. ...
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