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A developed country in Western Europe

alana colafrancesco

on 2 December 2012

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Political Map of Iceland Capital Blue with a red cross outlined in white extending to the edges of the flag. The vertical part of the cross is shifted to the hoist side in the style of the Dannebrog (Danish flag). The colors represent three of the elements that make up the island. Red is for the island's volcanic fires, white recalls the snow and ice fields of the island, and blue is for the surrounding ocean. The death rate in Iceland is 7.02 per 1,000.
The birth rate in Iceland is 13.23 per 1,000.
The infant mortality rate in Iceland is -3.18 per 1,000.The male infant mortality rate is -3.33 per 1,000 and the female mortality rate is -3.03 per 1,000. # # 5+7= (cc) image by anemoneprojectors on Flickr male female -3.33 /1000 -3.03 /1000 Iceland Currency One krona is equal to $0.01 in the U.S.A. Geographic map Three major industries in Iceland are demersal fish products,aluminum smelting, and ferrosilicon production.
Three major exports in Iceland are fish products,aluminim, and animal products.
Three major imports in Iceland are machinery and equipment,petroleum products,and textile. Three partners of Iceland for materials are the Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom, and Norway. Capital Political map Iceland was officially detailed in a law June 17,1994. Although the original flag has a white cross on a blue background, the modern day flag has a red cross on top of a white background. Just like many other flags, the cross represents Christianity. Unofficially, the flag had been used since 1913 as a symbol. It was on June 19, 1915 that the flag was officially adapted. Iceland's Crest Export Import by: Alana,Faith,
December,& Ashleigh Iceland's crest was made by
Snorri Sturluson in the 13 century Think about it. Iceland Continental Map The total population of Iceland is 313,183, which is country comparison to the world: 142

Iceland's size of land area is 100,250 sq. km, which is about the size of Kentucky.

Population Density=3.1 per sq. km male: 78.81 years female: 83.29 years Life expectancy at birth: Legend has it .... People in Iceland speak Icelandic, English, Nordic languages, & German.

The many religions in Iceland: Lutheran Church of Iceland (official) 80.7%, Roman Catholic 2.5%, Reykjavik Free Church 2.4%, Hafnarfjorour Free Church 1.6%, other religions 3.6%, unaffiliated 3%, other or unspecified 6.2%. The Icelandic alphabet is similar to the English alphabet.
Eric in Icelandic is Eiríkur. Some Iceland holidays are symbols of love or appreciation. One of these holidays is called Konudagur it is known as "wife's day". It is where husband's show their affection for their wives.

Iceland celebrates Easter and Christmas just like people in the United States. Trading Economics and Statistics Three major industries of Iceland are Aluminum Smelting, Ferrosilicon production, and agriculture;
(fish, beef, and dairy products.)
As for now, Iceland's trade balance is -1 billion dollars in debt.
Three major exports of Iceland are fish products, Aluminum, and animal products.
Three major imports of Iceland are machinery, equipment, petroleum products, and textile.
Their trading partners: Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom, and Norway. Think about it! Export Import Holidays Vikings named Iceland because they did not want people coming to their country.
They named Greenland because it tricked people. Renewable Non-Renewable geothermal power
fish Aluminum
Iron-ore Iceland's form of government is constitutional republic.
Iceland's Prime Minister is Johanna SIGURDARDOTTIR (since Febuary 1, 2009). Gross Domestic Product GDP- per capita rate = $38,500 GDP- growth rate = 3.1% (2011) Military expenditures- 0% of GDP (2005) Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir,
Prime Minister Iceland does not have a standing Military.
It has a coast guard and a volunteer-run search and rescue service Iceland has a high level of education, their literacy-rate is universal, and it has been since the end of the eighteenth century. In 1907 Iceland's children ages 10-14 were made obligary in school attendance. Ever since then, Iceland's educational system has four levels, of which only one is compulsory. A fundamental principle of the Icelandic educational system is that everyone should have equal opportunities to acquire an education, irrespective of sex, economic status, residential location, religion, possible handicap, and cultural or social background. Pre-schools and nurseries are the first level of education and can be attended from the age of 12 months to 6 years. Compulsory education is the second level of education. Icelandic law dictates education is mandatory for children between the ages of 6 and 16. Upper secondary education is for ages 16-20. The highest and most favored is Higher education. Anyone who has completed upper secondary education in Iceland can apply to study at a university and get a upper secondary diploma. Did you know that Icelanders drink more Coca-Cola per capita than any other nation in the world?! Natural Resources The official currency is the krona. Fun Fact ICELAND
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