||Official information about Iceland and its government, in English and Icelandic.|| |
|Listing of political resources relevant to Iceland, with links to parties, organisations, government, media and results of recent elections, where available.|| |
|Texts and translations of a collection of literary works of Classical and Medieval civilisation. Provides a facility for downloading texts, and allows Boolean searching.|| |
|Part of the UNICEF Progress of Nations report, giving a summary of the social indicators and relative standing of countries with populations of less than one million. The indicators used to construct the league table include access to sanitation; per cent reduction in under|
5 mortality, and women at top levels of government.
|Basic reference information about Iceland, such as area, capital, population, population density, geography, language, religion, time zone, history and government, plus business and social information, including details of accommodation, addresses, climate, regions, travel, visas, passports, money, health and public holidays.|| |
|Alphabetical list of academic and other libraries in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.|| |
|Detailed assessment of human rights practices in Iceland. Topics assessed include torture, arbitrary detention or exile, fair public trial, freedom of speech and press, freedom of assembly, movement and religion; democratic rights, worker rights, and discrimination based on race, sex, religion, disability, language, or social status.|| |
|All antique maps of Iceland (older than 1900) that are in the collection of the National and University Library of Iceland have been converted to a digital format and are accessible online. The collection is searchable by keyword, period and country of origin and there is zoom function to enlarge the images. Each image is accompanied by a commentary on the origins of the map, and there is a short summary of the cartographic history of Iceland|| |
|An international forum for debate and analysis of the deCode Project, established to produce a genomic map of the people of Iceland. Information is provided about gene mapping projects, highlighting new developments in the field of genetics, and details are given relating to the scientific, political, economic, religious, and ethical issues involved.|| |
|Set of maps produced by the CIA covering the political and ethnic boundaries, administrative divisions and major defence industries in all countries in Europe.|| |
|A catalogue of all the languages and dialects spoken in Iceland, with details of the numbers of speakers of each language. Also some demographic data such as rates of literacy, blindness and deafness.|| |
|Collection of links to transport, traffic planning, and engineering resources relating to Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Iceland. Arranged geographically, listings include universities and research centres, local companies, organisations, and technical consultants.|| |
|Directory of historical, geological, and cultural information about Iceland, with details of places to visit, leisure activities, accommodation, and travel opportunities.|| |
|Collection of links to visual and information resources on Nordic countries and the Vikings. Includes digitised images, photographs of archaeological sites and artifacts, brief articles, and online museum exhibitions. Available in various Nordic languages also.|| |
|Photographs, latitude and longitude, height, date of last eruption and descriptive information about numerous active volcanoes in over 40 countries in the world.|| |
|Basic reference information about Iceland, including details of geography, people, economy, government, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues. Geographical information includes area, population, flag, maps, high and low points, co|
ordinates, boundary length, border countries, climate, land use and natural resources.
|Extensive index to European archaeological resources, organised by country.|| |
line archive of thousands of SGML-encoded electronic texts, some of which are publicly available. Divided into English, French, German, Latin, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Greek, Hebrew, Spanish, Tibetan and Icelandic texts.