Iceland is an island nation which is located between Europe and North America in the north Atlantic Ocean. It is known for its geothermal activity.
Iceland, a mountainous island nation in the north Atlantic, is well-known for its dramatic landscapes. A country of stark contrasts, it has glaciers as well as volcanoes, hot spring and lava fields. The capital city is Reykjavik, where most of the population lives. The city runs on geothermal power. Under Danish rule for many years, the country achieved independence in 1918, becoming a republic in 1944. The Icelandic language is decended from Old Norse. Here you can find an automatic compilation of all DW content on Iceland.
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Iceland leads the pack when it comes to renewable energy. It's the only country in the world powered by 100% green energy. Three-quarters of it comes fDrei Viertel davon kommt von Wasserkraftwerken, der Rest ist Erdwärme. Jetzt macht ein neues Projekt Schlagzeilen.
Midsummer is the period of time around the summer solstice. In Iceland, this festival is observed at a time when the sun barely sets in the sky. Now there's a growing Neo-Pagan movement in Iceland, called Asatru. Their high-priest is Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson, a musician and composer. This year in Iceland they are celebrating the summer solstice on 22nd June, and he explained why.
Effective immediately, all Ukrainians with a biometric passport can enter and travel throughout the EU without a visa for up to 90 days. This includes Schengen countries outside the EU, such as Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland. The UK and Ireland are excluded.