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Iceland
(2,266 words)

Lýðveldið Ísland (The Republic of Iceland)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

343,000

Area

100,000 sq. km (40,000 sq. mi)

Population density

3/sq. km (9/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.77% (per 1,000: births 12, deaths 7)

Under 15 years

20%

Urban dwellers

94% (0.74% p.a.)

Capital city

Reykjavík 219,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

93% Icelandic, 2% French, 1% Danish, 1% English, 1% Swedish, plus 5 others

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“Iceland”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 30 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02ISL>
First published online: 2020



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