Reykjavík


Reykjavík <<RAY kyuh VEEK >> is the capital and largest metropolis of Iceland. It’s a seaport on the southwest coast, on the head of a giant bay. The town is Iceland’s buying and selling middle and its middle of presidency and schooling. It has many faculties, a college, an observatory, a theater, a nationwide museum, and a nationwide library.

Water from close by scorching springs is used to warmth buildings and houses in Reykjavík. The recent springs are additionally used to generate electrical energy for the world.

The Reykjavík space was first settled in A.D. 877. Nevertheless, it remained thinly populated for lots of of years. Within the 1700’s, Skúli Magnússon constructed a number of workshops in Reykjavík, and extra individuals started to settle within the village. When Iceland gained independence in 1944, Reykjavík turned the nation’s capital.

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