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Inhabited since around 870 by Norse settlers Europe's westernmost country lies about 280 km off the coast of Greenland touching the Arctic Circle on its northernmost Island of Grimsey.

The financial crisis in 2008 has had serious consequences for the Icelandic economy. The national currency has fallen sharply in value and the market capitalisation of the Icelandic stock exchange has dropped by more than 90%.

As a result of the crisis, Iceland is currently...
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