Iceland

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Iceland

  1. 1. Iceland Courtney T
  2. 2. Map <ul><li>Latitude:65 N </li></ul><ul><li>Longitude:18 E </li></ul>
  3. 3. 4 Things You Should Know <ul><li>Population: 304,367 </li></ul><ul><li>Total Area:39,769 sq mile, 103,000 sq km </li></ul><ul><li>Capital City: Reykjavik </li></ul><ul><li>Official Language: Icelandic </li></ul>
  4. 4. Schools <ul><li>Iceland has an excellent education system. </li></ul><ul><li>Iceland also has the highest percentage of children enrolled in school in the world. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Iceland Celebrities <ul><li>Ingolfur Arnarson </li></ul><ul><li>Snorri Stuluson </li></ul><ul><li>Sveinn Bjornsson </li></ul><ul><li>Haldor Kiljan Laxness </li></ul><ul><li>Vigdis Finnbogadottir </li></ul>
  6. 6. Jobs <ul><li>Clothing factories and printing and publishing activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Food processing and chemical industries. </li></ul><ul><li>Electrical equimpment </li></ul>
  7. 7. Iceland's Climate <ul><li>The average temperature for July is 51F (11C). </li></ul><ul><li>Iceland’s climate is much milder than you might expect. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Iceland’s population <ul><li>Iceland’s population is 304,367 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Iceland’s Holiday’s <ul><li>They only have two really big holiday’s and they are Christmas (of course) and New Years. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Clothing/dress <ul><li>Iceland people dress finely and warm. So they sort of dress like us. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Government-president/monarchy <ul><li>Constitutional republic. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Language <ul><li>Iceland, English, Nordic language, German widely spoken. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Flag <ul><li>Iceland’s flag colors are red and white and blue. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Iceland
  15. 15. Bibliography <ul><li>The bibliography for this power point was written out and handed in to Ms. Olson separately. </li></ul>

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