Facts about Iceland

The upper secondary school FAS

The upper secondary school Framhaldskólinn í Austur-Skaftafellssýsla, FAS was founded in 1987 by the state and municipalities in Austur-Skaftafellssýsla. FAS has about 150 students in the school, but there are only about 75 who attend the school on a regular basis and the rest are distance learning students. The headmaster of the school is Eyjólfur...

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Sport in Iceland

Sport is a really big part of life in Iceland, most of Icelandic kids' train at least one sport when they are younger and 60% of kids in 10th grade (15-year olds) practice at least one sport. Icelanders are probably so healthy worldwide because all these kids get this fun exercise by training these sports. That way they...

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Facts about Iceland

Iceland is a volcanic island in the north Atlantic and is famous for its hot springs and dramatic scenery. Iceland is nearly 103.000 km2.  Only a little over 1% of Iceland is fit for growing crops. Most of the landscape consists of big lava fields and glaciers. In Iceland live about 365.000 people and more...

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The municipality Hornafjörður

 Southeast Iceland - Hornafjörður In the municipality Hornafjörður live over 2,400 people. The town Höfn is not a big town, but it is filled with numerous restaurants, hotels and camping sites, a pharmacy, a swimming pool, museums, supermarket and more. Höfn is close to Europe’s largest glacier, Vatnajökull, that makes the town surrounding landscapes incredible....

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Food in Iceland

We are going to tell you a little bit about our Icelandic food and how Icelanders used to live in the old days and how they got food on this small island. Food In Iceland  In the old days in Iceland, it was not easy to get food sent from abroad as it is today....

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