Overview - Iceland

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Capital:Reykjavik
Area:103,000 km²
Population:299,388 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Icelandic, English, Nordic languages, German.
Religion(s):Lutheran Church of Iceland - 85.5%, Reykjavik Free Church - 2.1%, Roman Catholic - 2%, Hafnarfjorour Free Church - 1.5%, other Christian - 2.7%, others and unspecified - 3.8%, unaffiliated - 2.4%.
Ethnic Group(s):Norse and Celts - 94%, others - 6%.