(June 17, 1944- )
National capital is Reykjavik
Primary language is Icelandic
Why Iceland might be annoying
It gets dark for as much as 18 hours a day during the winter in Reykjavik.
It is traditional not to tip your food server.
The natives spell their country 'Island' leading to confusion.
People are listed by their first name in the telephone book.
Other than siblings, family members rarely share the same surname. Women do not take their husband's last name.
Although they speak a Germanic language they use old English and Viking letters.
Even though the country is primarily green, it is called Iceland.
Why Iceland might not be annoying
Literacy is among the highest in the world (99.9%).
During the summer in Reykjavik, the Sun stays out 24-hours a day.
It is known for its horses, volcanoes and geysers.
Its parliament, the Althing, is the oldest in the world (established 930).
It is home to musician Björk.
Location of the famed Bobby Fischer-Boris Spassky chess championship (1972).
It is believe vikings from Iceland discovered America hundreds of years before Columbus.
They tend to used original words rather than steal words from other languages.
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