The capital area has over 17,000 students enrolled in academic institutes.  They are located next to the Reykjavik city center…



Reykjavik Capital Area stretches from Hvalfjordur in the north to Hafnarfjordur in the south. The infrastructure in the capital area is extensive and modern. Distances are short; the average commute only takes around 12 minutes.



Iceland ranks among the top countries in the world when it comes to the ease of establishing a business according to the World Bank.



Reykjavik Capital Area is a young, vibrant area inhabited by an educated, highly skilled population. The capital area of Iceland; a Nordic country with an excellent infrastructure and a high quality of life.


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Science City

The capital area offers great opportunities for knowledge-based industries such as biotechnology in the Reykjavik Science Park. US medical company Amgen has a subsidiary company, Decode Genetics, in park. Newly build headquarters of Alvogen pharmaceuticals are also in the Science Park.

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Reykjavik is among the worlds smartest sustainable cities

Backed by the Financial Times, Sifted is about in-depth reporting on startup Europe for startup Europe. The Capital Area in Iceland is one the best performing areas for the environment.


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Iceland may seem like a distant outpost in a forgotten part of the North Atlantic, but is much closer than you think—and not nearly as cold as Chicago in winter!


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Municipalities in the capital area

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