|Official name||Republic of Iceland|
|Area||103,000 Sq Km
(a little larger than West Bengal and Sikkim together)
|Age profile (2018 est.)||0-14 years: 67,407
15-24 years: 47,646
25-54 years: 1,43,531
55 years and over: 89,866
|Life expectancy (2016 est.)||Average: 82.5 years;
Male: 81 years
Female; 84 years
|Languages||Icelandic (A Nordic Language). However, English is widely spoken.|
|Ethnic groups (2018 est.)||Icelandic 93%, Polish 3.14%, Lithuania 0.51%, China 0.07%, India 0.03%|
|Religions||Evangelical Lutheran (77%) & Catholic (18%) Church of Iceland|
|Currency||Icelandic Krona (ISK)|
|GDP||US $ 23 Billion (2017)|
|GDP per capita||US $ 60.498 Billion (2016)|
|GDP Growth Rate||3.6 % (2018)|
|Forest cover||23,805 sq. km. (Vegetation)|
|CO2 emissions per capita||11.82 metric tons (2016)|
|Tourist arrivals||17,92,200 (2017)|
|Mobile phones||86.7 % (2016)|
|Urbanization||94.23 % (2016)|
|World Exports from Iceland||US $ 4453 Million (2016)|
|World Imports into Iceland||US $ 5700 Million (2016)|
|Main trade partners (2017)||European Economic Area (EEA), USA|
|Political structure||Constitutional Republic with Multi-Party System|
|Major political parties||Independence Party, Left-Green Movement, Progressive Party, Social Democratic Alliance, Centre Party, Pirate Party,
People's Party, Reform Party
|Head of State (President)||Mr. Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, Hon'ble President of Iceland|
|Head of Government (PM)||Ms. Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Hon'ble Prime Minister of Iceland|
|Bilateral Trade with Iceland||US $ 21.40 Million (2017)|
|Indian Exports to Iceland||US $ 16.72 Million (2017)|
|Indian Imports from Iceland||US $ 4.68 Million (2017)|
|Iceland's main products of Export to India in 2017||Fish products, Aluminum, animal products, ferrosilicon, medicine.|
|Iceland's main products of Import from India in 2017||Fruit, Rubber, Carpets, Aluminum, Organic Chemicals, Apparels & Accessories, Textile, Yarn, etc. Cereals and Cereal production, Plastic Products, Leather Articles.|
|Indian investments in Iceland||------------------|
|Iceland investments in India||Medicine, Geothermal, Software|
|Indian Community||333 (approx.) persons of Indian origin, including PIO/OCI card holders.|
Location : European island in the North Atlantic (3 hours’ flight from London, 5 ½ hours from New York).
Capital : Reykjavik (population 222,590 approx.)
Total area : 103,000 km² (39,756 square.miles);
vegetation: 23.1%, lakes: 2.7%, glaciers: 11.6%, wasteland: 62.6%.
Sea area within fishing limits: 758,000 km². Coastline : 4,970 km.
Population :348,580 (2017)
Ethnic groups: Homogenous mixture of descendants of the original Nordic and Celtic settlers.
Religion: State Lutheran Church 84%.
Type : Republic since 17 June 1944. Independent since 1 December 1918.
President: Mr. Gudni Th Jóhannesson (since 1 August 2016 )
Prime Minister: Ms. Katrín Jakobsdóttir (since 30 Nov. 2017 ). The cabinet is responsible to the legislature (Althingi).
Currency : Icelandic króna (ISK) (Rate of exchange – See Central Bank exchange rates).
GDP:US$ 20.05 Billion (2016)
GDP per capita: US$ 60.498 Billion (2016)
Labour Force: 197,700 (November 2017)
Unemployment rate: 1.7% (November 2017)
Employment by industry (approx):Agriculture: 3.9%. Industry: 17.76%. Services: 78.34%.