Iceland (Republic of Iceland, Lýðveldið Ísland)
Island - a small country located in the northern part of the Atlantic Ocean (north-west of the UK). The territory of the state consists of the island of Iceland with area of 103 thousand square kilometers and small islands around it. "Iceland" means "land of ice" - though it is not at all covered with ice, but is the name given in the hearts of the island viking flock end of IX century BC. Iceland - interesting country with a very unique natural beauty. Visiting card of the island - bizarre volcanic landscape with numerous tiny lakes, rivers and waterfalls. Basic kinds of tourism in the country - excursions, eco-tourism, adventure tourism, sport fishing.
The location, grounds and landscape
The country's territory is 103 125 км².
Almost entire country represents as volcanic plateau with peaks of up to 2 km, that abruptly breaks to the ocean, forming thousands of fjords. Numerous active volcanoes (Hekla, Askja, Lucky, etc..), geysers, hot springs, lava fields and glaciers cover almost the whole territory of the country.
Population: more than 321 thousand people.
Biggest cities: Reykjavik, Kópavogur, Hafnarfjordur, Akureyri.
Credit card payment systems: Visa, MasterCard, American Express.