Iceland - A Place

Iceland – A Place

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  • Politics
    • Name: Iceland
    • Capital: Reykjavik
    • 2 Letter Code: IS
    • 3 Letter Code: ISL
  • Land
    • Contenent: Europe
    • Region: Northern Europe
    • Total Land: 103,000 (40,000)
    • Land: 100,250 (38,710)
    • Water: 2,750 (1,060)
  • People
    • Population: 299,388
    • Birth Rate: 13.64 per 1,000
    • Death Rate: 6.72 per 1,000
    • Infant Mortality: 3.31 per 1,000
    • Literacy: 99.00%
  • Economy
    • Agriculture: 8.6%%
    • Industry: 15%%
    • Service: 76.5%%

Iceland is an island nation in the Atlantic ocean. It is considered part of Europe.


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Modern Times

Iceland’s population around 400 thousand people. The ethnicity of the people is a unique mixture of descendants originating from the Norse and Celts (94%) and also remains (6%) of foreign ethnicity.

The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Iceland is the official religion of Iceland (69.9%). Roman Catholic (3.8%), no religious affiliations (6.1%), the Reykjavik Free Church (2.9%), Hafnarfjorour Free Church (2%), Asatru Association (1.1%), the Independent Congregation (1%), and other religions (4%) of Iceland are the other religions.

Some of the population’s (9.2%) language preference is unspecified. Many different languages are spoken in Iceland including Icelandic, English, the Nordic languages, and German.


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Genographic ProjectGeno 2.0 Data

Data from Geno 2.0 is derived from the The National Geographic Society’s Genographic Project — the DAR. The Hg ID is specific to this site and is used to protect the identities of those who take part in Genographic research. Birth Country, Mother's Birth Country, and Maternal Grandmother's Birth Country have been normalized from DAR database fields. The Maternal Origin is determined based on the three previous fields.

Note: Geno 2.0 results currently use Phylotree build 16. I am working on changing results over to build 17.

Hg ID Hg Build 16 Birth Country Mother's Birth Country Maternal Grandmother's Birth Country
Hap10017235 H1bh United States Canada Iceland
Hap10019019 H3a1a Italy Iceland Unspecified
Hap10020575 H7a1 Canada Canada Iceland
Hap10023632 H2a2a1 Iceland Iceland Iceland
Hap10026190 H5 United States Iceland Unspecified
Hap10031723 HV Iceland Iceland Iceland
Hap10034437 H1bh Iceland Iceland Iceland
Hap10048368 I2 Unspecified Iceland Iceland
Hap10053891 J1c3 United States Canada Iceland
Hap10057844 J2b1 Canada Canada Iceland
Hap10064330 K1c2 Iceland Iceland Iceland
Hap10070922 M6a1b India India Iceland
Hap10073307 T1a1 Iceland Iceland Iceland
Hap10078030 T2b19 Unspecified Iceland Unspecified
Hap10079328 T2b4 Iceland Unspecified Unspecified

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