ICELAND: THE ESSENTIALS
Population: 330,000 Capital: Reykjavík Size: 103,000sqkm
Language: Icelandic, although English is widely spoken
Currency: Krona (ISK). One dirham is worth about 34 krona
Weather: Fresh summers and mild temperatures in winter for its latitude, with temperatures varying from an average of 0C in the southerly lowlands to about minus 10C in the Highlands.