Iozoo Web Directory Iceland
Iceland, which is officially designated as the Republic of Iceland, is located in the Northern part of Europe. The country is comprised of outlying islets and the main island of Iceland. Of all Nordic countries, Iceland is the least populated. Reykjavik is the largest city in Iceland, and it is also the capital.
Iceland is both geologically and volcanically active, primarily due to the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, on which the country is situated. These grand scale activities influence the landscape of Iceland in a number of ways. The central portion of Iceland is one big plateau and is characterized by glaciers, mountains, and sand fields. Many large glacial rivers carve the landscape as they flow towards the sea in the lowlands. Despite the latitudinal and geological influences, Iceland enjoys a moderate, temperate climate which is habitable by nature and mankind.
Iceland has got 273,930 internet users as per June 2008 data, which comprises 90% of the total population of 304,367 persons. Also Iceland had 97,900 internet broad band connections in September 2008. As far as the pattern of web user is concerned Facebook is the most browsed web site and Myspace is another social networking web site, which is popular in Iceland. Google, Youtube, Windows Live, MSN, Wikipedia and Yahoo are also regularly visited web sites by the web user’s community. Blogging is preferred and Blog.is, an indigenous blog portal along with Blogger.com are popular blogging media. Iceland has a number of local language web sites which are quite preferred, namely MBL.is dealing with news contents, Visir.is dealing with information and entertainment, Ja.is is another popular local language web site. Dv.is is information and blogging portal in Icelandian language. Icelandian national broad casting service web site, Ruv.is is one of the most frequently browsed web sites and it contains information about radio and television programs telecast. Nasza-klasa.pl being a social networking web site in polish language is also very popular in Iceland. From the above, it is quite evident that blogs and social networking sites are only popular in Iceland and that too in Icelandic language is preferred over all other web sites. Social networking in polish as well as Icelandic is the most popular and preferred industry in which almost all the activities of web users of Iceland revolve around.
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