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Area: 103,000 sq km
Capital: Reykjavik
Population: 320 060 inhabitants (2012)

Travel advice
Availability: No special safety risks.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
May and September are the best months to travel to Iceland. This will avoid the coldest months and mass tourism. January, February, March, April and December are the best months for snow or ski holiday to Iceland.

Icelandic is the official language in Iceland. In addition, much English and Danish spoken.

Travel documents
You must have a valid identity card or passport.
A visa is not required.

Immunization (vaccination)
For a visit to Iceland, you do not need vaccinations.

Money and Money
Iceland is paid by the Icelandic krona (ISK).

Traffic and route
In Iceland you have to drive on the right side of the road.

In Iceland, the same plugs and sockets are used as in the Netherlands.

Tap water
The tap water is safe to drink.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding Iceland available on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Iceland available at Abyznewslinks .

Websites from Iceland end in .is.
Official websites of Iceland: and .

Photos and Videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of photos from Iceland
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos from Iceland

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The national holiday of Iceland falls on June 17 (Independence Day).
All other holidays in Iceland available at .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected natural areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Iceland can be found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage in Iceland can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube,,, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.