Iceland Arts and Culture

Iceland Arts and Culture

Culture. – We have already mentioned (see above, Explorations) to the possibility that the first settlers to arrive on the island were Irish monks. A certain number of Celts and Anglo-Saxons also had to participate in the Norman colonization, according to what is attested by the onomastics and toponymy. Until about 1850 the type of […]

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Map of Iceland Reykjavik

Iceland 2005

According to ehistorylib, in 2005, Iceland had a population of about 300,000 people and a GDP of $12.5 billion. The economy was largely based on services, fishing, and tourism with the fishing industry being the largest contributor to the country‚Äôs economic activity. Unemployment rates were low at around 2%, while poverty levels remained relatively low […]

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