He replaces Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson, 41, who stepped down on 5th april amid massive public protests over a hidden offshore account revealed in the so-called Panama Papers leak of 11.5 million financial documents. Iceland has struggled to recover from the 2008 collapse of its highly indebted banks, which led to popular protests, the fall of a government and the jailing of many bankers. Many Iceland ers still harbor a strong distrust of their leaders.
- Iceland is well known for its great variety in scenery and landscape. It is young and volcanic and each quarter of the island has multiple choices of scenic attractions. Click on the different sections of the map and get detailed lists of tours operated in the area or run through that particular part of the island.
- iceland capital – Reykjavik