Your Daily 5 Nordic Facts : Iceland

  1. At about 39,000 square miles, Iceland is the same size as Cuba.
  2. There’s a volcanic eruption approximately every 4 years.
  3. Icelandic horses have two additional gaits as compared to all other breeds.
  4. Iceland was one of the last places on earth to be settled by humans.
  5. Raw puffin heart is an Icelandic delicacy.

Sources that helped me find this stuff: FactRepublic.comLandLopers.com, Quora

 

 

Your Daily 5 Nordic Facts : Iceland

  1. In Iceland’s capital city Reykjavik, sidewalks are heated by geothermal heat during winter.
  2. In 2012 a woman changed clothes while on a tour of Iceland. People thought she went missing because they didn’t recognize her. The woman then joined a search party looking for herself.
  3. Iceland is the only country in the world where 100% of the population has the internet.
  4. Iceland is the only country that’s mosquito free.
  5. Iceland’s population is so tiny that there’s an anti-incest app so you don’t end up getting it on with a family member on a night out.

 

Sources that helped me find out this stuff: FactRepublic.com, Quora