ICELAND PICTURES




ICELAND is an island country situated in the North Atlantic Ocean just on the half way between Moscow and New York. It is known as the country of fire and ice; its landscape is full of active volcanos, sand fields, geysers, glaciers and mountains (3/4 of the country is mountainous). It has a population of approximately 320,000. It was first settled in the 9th century by the Norweigan; over the centuries it was populated by other Nordic and Celtic tribes. They occupied themselves mostly by fishery and agriculture; nowadays Iceland is a country of developed economy. The capital is Reykjavik.

 

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