Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic, with a population of 364,134 and an area of 103,000 km² (40,000 sq mi), making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe. The capital and largest city is Reykjavík. Parts of Iceland are going to open soon to tourism! We beat the coronavirus without a lockdown! There's a lot about Iceland that other countries could envy: Its spectacular natural surroundings, its place among the world's happiest countries. Iceland was proclaimed an independent republic on 17 June 1944. Iceland actually gained independence from Denmark much earlier, on 1 December 1918 with the signing of the Act of Union with Denmark. Iceland is an island locating in the Atlantic ocean. It does not have any countries bordering around. However, it is considered a part of the Nordic Countries, which include Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland, and Greenland and Faroe Islands.
Iceland (/ˈaɪslənd/ ( listen); Icelandic: Ísland, pronounced [ˈistlant]) is an island country in the North Atlantic , between Greenland and Norway, formerly a possession of Denmark. It is culturally considered to be part of Europe. Iceland is 301 kilometres east of Greenland and 1001 kilometres west of Norway. Though it is geographically closer to North America than it is to Europe, Iceland is considered part of Europe. It marks the border between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. The Irish border problem is the ultimate barrier to hard Brexit. Any sort of border in Ireland, whether physical or regulatory, is politically impossible and publicly unpopular.