Ten fun facts about Iceland
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Iceland have 13 Santa Clauses
Fishing and fish processing is the main economic activity in Iceland.
Iceland’s deepest lake is Oskjuvatn and is 220 meters deep.
Only 1% of Iceland is covered with trees.Fact 5:
There are about 270 species of birds in Iceland.Fact 6:
The highest mountain in Iceland is Hvannadalshnjúkur with its 2119 meters.Fact 7:
Beer was banned in Iceland until March 1989. Fact 8:
Dried fish was used for money in Iceland in 1413. Fact 9:
The Althing is the world‘s oldest surviving parliamentary body.Fact 10:
Iceland was one of the last places on earth to be inhabited by humans. Go to more country facts ❯
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