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Up & rarely down 

  Food is a very large post in the index basket Up & rarely down  Inflation in Iceland for the last twelve months is now 9.3% and continues to ...

Auður’s living hats

Auður's living hats From the exhebition Halda Áfram by Auður in Gallery Port Auður brings life to hats   Gallery Port at Laugavegur 32 makes the ca...

Laufskálarétt

Horses & men Laufskálarétt is the largest horse round-up in the country, not far from the episcopal seat at Hólar in Hjaltadalur, Skagafjörður. It is alw...

Live port

Live port Reykjavík Harbor is 105 years old, and a quarter of a century ago, the statue Horft til hafs, by Ingi Þ Gíslason, was unveiled on Miðbakki. It was ...

The Eruption in Meradalir

The Eruption in Meradalir On the 3 rd of August, a little over a year after the eruption in Fagradalsfjall on the Reykjanes peninsula ended, a new eruption ...

Population of Iceland

Population of Iceland According to Statistics Iceland, 376,248 individuals live in Iceland in May 2022. At the end of 2021, the total number of livestock was...

The fish in the sea

The fish in the sea Iceland is one of the largest fishing nations in the world. In this fishing season, which begins on 1 September each year, the Directorat...

100-year-old Fákur

100-year-old Fákur The equestrian club Fákur in Reykjavík, the country's most populous and largest club, is celebrating its hundredth anniversary this year. ...

Photos of the Year

Photos of the year The annual exhibition of The Icelandic Press Photography Association is now in the Reykjavík Museum of Photography, and the exhibition wi...

Green energy

Green energy Iceland is very rich in renewable energy resources. The enormous creation of knowledge in green energy has made us unique in the w...

Stockfish to Africa

Stockfish to Africa From the settlement until the last century, stockfish / dried fish products were the main export product of Icelanders. Mos...

Öskjuhlíð

Öskjuhlíð Öskjuhlíð is a unique outdoor recreation area near Reykjavík city centre. Öskjuhlíð, which rises 61 meters above the surroundings, is probably the ...

Winter paradise

Winter paradise Where should you go during the high winters in Iceland to experience heavy snow, darkness, the northern lights, cold and cultur...

In & out

In & out Few countries are as dependent on imports and exports as Iceland. At the end of last year, figures came in for imports and exports...

0.005% OF THE WORLD

0.005% OF THE WORLD At the end of September, there were 374,830 Icelanders, increasing 3,250 in the third quarter. There were 1,310 births, 580 deaths, and 2...