• Iceland language

    Iceland is a country belonging to Europe, whose capital is Reykjavík. It has a population of about 350,000 inhabitants (172º) and an area of ​​102,775 km 2 (106º). Its human development index is very high (6th) and its official currency is the Icelandic krona. But what language is spoken in Iceland? What language do they speak in Iceland? Iceland has one official language, Icelandic. Being such an isolated country, linguistically it is a very homogeneous country. Having been part of a union with Denmark, Danish was a minority language in Iceland. Currently, it is only spoken by a small number…

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  • History of Iceland

    Brief history of Iceland summarized A brief review of the history of Iceland, a European country, in a summarized way. Viking Iceland The first people to settle in Iceland were probably Irish monks who arrived in the 8th century. However, in the 9th century they were expelled by the Vikings. According to tradition, the first Viking to discover Iceland was a man named Naddoddur who got lost on his way to the Faroe Islands. After him, a Swede named Gardar Svavarsson circumnavigated Iceland around 860. However, the first Viking attempt to settle was by a Norwegian named Floki Vilgeroarson. He…

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  • Icelandic traditions and customs

    What traditions and customs are there in Iceland? A brief explanation of the customs and traditions of Iceland, a European island country. Food and economy Food in daily life The writer Halldor Laxness once observed that “life is salt fish.” During some of the events inspired by the romantic folk revival, people consume brennivín, an alcoholic drink called “black death”, along with fermented shark meat and smoked lamb, which is served on festive occasions. Icelanders are famous for the amount of coffee they drink and the amount of sugar they consume. Food customs on ceremonial occasions For homecoming parties and…

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