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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -18.24804 lat : 65.12404
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -18░14'52.9296 lat : 65░7'26.5368
Surface area: 99791.8 km2 (262.783 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 15138.8 km
Average height: 522 metre
Length island: 516 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 311 km
Name : Vulkaan ÍrŠfaj÷kull 2110 (2110 metre)
Orientation island: West - East

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 318452
Population density: 3.1 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Akureyri (N), Kopavogur (ZW), Egilsstadir (O)

Naming - Location

Local native name: ═sland
Country: Iceland
Main place: ReykjavÝk
Location Main place: Southwest
Sea: Atlantic Ocean
Distance to main land: 980 km
Nearest Country: Norway
Type Rock outcrop: vulcanic
island-Type: island in sea


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Weather at IJsland

Weather Type: Clear
Current temperature: -6 degrees Celcius wunderground
Wind: From the SSW at 4 MPH
Winddirection: SSW
Atmospheric pressure: 1014 mb
Weather-page: IJsland

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation

Transport on your island-holiday

coming soon: car rental
Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: Yes
International airport present : Yes
Accessible by car: Yes
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 2540 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: Yes
Ferry - Car - connect with another island - Island hopping: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with another island: Yes
Bicycle facilities: Yes

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Landuse Iceland

 Forest   318.1 km2 
 0% 
 Nature   63152.1 km2 
 63% 
 Agriculture   2498.7 km2 
 3% 
 Wet nature   6844.9 km2 
 7% 
 Water   230.7 km2 
 0% 
 Urban area   347.3 km2 
 0% 
 Infrastructure   35.3 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   26364.7 km2 
 26%