The name Iceland is not what it seems. It is normally green not snowy or icy. It has a beautiful landscape and is just a beautiful island. In Iceland there are some houses that are called turf houses. These are traditional icelandic traditional turf houses. Traditional turf houses were created cause of the lack of trees. THe language of Iceland is surprisingly icelandic. Iceland has a population of 317,593 people in a land area of 39,770 square miles. THe GDP per capita is $36,873.