Iceland celebrates 100 years of sovereignty

Today, Iceland celebrates 100 years as a free and sovereign state. In 1918, Iceland and Denmark signed a Union Treaty, effectively freeing Iceland from Denmark. This was the culmination of nearly a century long campaign for Icelandic self-determination.

Celebrations begin in central Reykjavik at 2 pm and the house of parliament, Alþingi, will be open on this occasion to the public and there will be displays of photographs and documents from this period. 

Weather

Light drizzle

Today

2 °C

Rain

Later today

4 °C

Rain

Tomorrow

8 °C

Warning: Yellow More

Exchange rates

USD USD 121.61 EUR EUR 138.20
GBP GBP 155.01 DKK DKK 18.52
NOK NOK 14.23 SEK SEK 13.48
CHF CHF 122.32 JPY JPY 1.08
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.