Where is Reykjavik Located?
Reykjavík is the capital of Iceland, where almost two third of the total population live. It is a modern city that only grew considerably in the 20th century, but still has a long history. Ingólfur Arnarson and his wife Hallveig came from Norway to Iceland and, according to Icelandic legend Landnámabók, Ingólfur Reykjavík founded in 874 after Christ. The settlement exhibition in Reykjavík was even built around a real homestead from that time, making it a fantastic place to visit.
Today, there are about 217,000 people living in the city and surrounding areas belonging to Reykjavík, yet Reykjavík is the smallest capital of Europe. But apart from the small size, Reykjavík has everything a ‘real’ capital should offer: a lively nightlife, museums, great Restaurants, a diverse music scene,theaters, galleries and so much more.
What Country is Reykjavik in?
Reykjavik is the northernmost capital of the world, with about 123000 inhabitants. What it lacks in population numbers, it makes up for by culture and tension again. Reykjavík has a thriving cultural and design scene, with many exciting tours, museums, galleries, Shops, Bars and Clubs that you can explore.
Iceland’s capital is a great location from which you can explore some of Iceland’s most breathtaking natural wonders. Among them the famous Blue Lagoon, Northern Lights and the Golden Circle; in which you can experience geysers, waterfalls, gorges and more. Whatever the way you want to spend your time in Reykjavik, unique experiences are sure of you in this city.