What is the Latitude and Longitude on Iceland?
Latitude of Iceland is:65 and Longitude of Iceland is: -18
Iceland is an island country of Europe located in the North Atlantic Ocean. Settled in history by Norwegian, Nores, Gaelic and Danish to name a few, islands of Iceland are volcanic in nature. Iceland is Geographically dominated by hills, mountains and plateaus. Most of Iceland is covered with Glaciers and it is the Gulf Stream, which moderates and warms the extremely cold climatic conditions in Iceland.
The geographic coordinates of Iceland are 65 North and 18 West. Iceland is spread over a total area of 103,001 square kilometers. And according to the 2011 census, a population of 318,452 lives in the country. Iceland is culturally associated with Europe. That is why despite being nearer to Greenland, which lies in North America, it is considered as a part of Europe. Iceland is the 18th largest island in the world after Cuba. Grímsey and Vestmannaeyjar islands are the parts of Iceland. Some of the most important lakes in the country are Ţórisvatn, Ţingvallavatn, Jökulsárlón and Mývatn.
The temperature of Iceland is generally higher than the places of same latitude. In summer, temperature can average around 15 C in the month of July and winter temerature can be as low as ?10 C.
There are a variety of plants and insects found in the Iceland. Icelandic Horse and Icelandic Sheep are some of the animals found in the country. Fishing industry accounts for the large revenues generated for the Iceland's growing economy.
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