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Iceland is a mountainous island nation in the north Atlantic Ocean, located between Europe and North America. Though not part of the continental mainland, the country is considered European. The name of the country - Iceland - may not be that appropriate: although 10% of Iceland is covered by glaciers, it has a surprisingly mild climate and countless geothermal hot-spots.

Iceland is a stunningly beautiful place if you enjoy strange and desolate landscapes. Because it is so close to the Arctic Circle, the amount of daylight varies dramatically by season. The sun sets briefly each night in June, but it doesn't get fully dark before it comes back up again. In the March and September equinoxes, days and nights are of about equal length, as elsewhere in the world. If you go in December, it's almost 20 hours of darkness. Summer is definitely the best time to go, and even then the tourist traffic is still mild. The midnight sun is a beautiful sight and one definitely not to be missed. It is easy to lose track of time when the sun is still high in the sky at 11pm. Early or late winter, however, can be surprisingly good times to visit. In late January, daylight is from about 10am to 5pm, prices are lower than in the high season, and the snow-blanketed landscape is eerily beautiful. (Some sites are, however, inaccessible in the winter).


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Vital Stats

Region Info Western Europe
Population 401.1 million
Highest Altitude 4,810 m
Mont Blanc, France 15,781 ft
Lowest Altitude -7 m
Lammefjord, Denmark -23 ft
Lowest Temperature -66.0 °C
North Ice, Greenland (1954) -86.8 °F
Highest Temperature 47.4 °C
Amareleja, Portugal (2003) 117.3 °F

Travel Trivia

Which is NOT a section of the River Nile in North Africa?

Trivia: Which is NOT a section of the River Nile in North Africa?

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