Wikipedia:WikiProject Iceland

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WikiProject Iceland was formed to foster better articles on the country of Iceland with a spirit of co-operation.

If you feel that you can have a positive contribution to the project, become a member by joining the list of members. If you don’t know what to write or where to begin, or if you have doubts or ideas on how to improve an article, please address the project’s discussion forum.

The project aims primarily to:

Other goals include:

  • The creation and maintenance of templates linking together relevant Iceland articles.
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New articles
This section lists recently created articles within the scope of the project, automatically picked up by our bot. Remember to nominate the best new articles here so Wikipedia can highlight them on the main page.

This list was generated from these rules. Questions and feedback are always welcome! The search is being run daily with the most recent ~14 days of results. Note: Some articles may not be relevant to this project.

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You can view the archives of this list.

If you are wondering where to start, take a look at these tasks:
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Core Topics




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The following peer reviews are requested:

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WikiProject Iceland

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Bjarni Benediktsson became Prime Minister of Iceland in 2017.
Quick links
Portal Cscr-featured.svg Iceland Portal
Shortcuts WP:ICE, WP:ICELAND (main page)
WT:ICELAND (talk page)
Template {{WikiProject Iceland}}
Member userbox {{User WikiProject Iceland}}
Departments Assessment
Template directory
Manual of Style
Deletions Articles up for deletion
Main sections

General discussion
Nordic cinema task force

Featured content
Cscr-featured.svg Icelandic horse  April 17 2005
Cscr-featured.svg Surtsey  August 19 2005
Cscr-featured.svg Icelandic Phallological Museum  June 27 2012
Cscr-featured.svg Grímsvötn in 1972  January 28 2007
Cscr-featured.svg Gígjökull in 2003  April 26 2008
Cscr-featured.svg Eruption of Strokkur  February 8 2005
Cscr-featured.svg Sunset at Goðafoss  August 24 2005
Cscr-featured.svg Iceberg on Jökulsárlón  January 4 2010
Cscr-featured.svg Crevasse in the Langjökull glacier  May 19 2009
Cscr-featured.svg Hot spring at Leirhnjúkur  January 7 2006
Cscr-featured.svg Öxárfoss in Þingvellir  September 8 2005
Cscr-featured.svg Eruption at Fimmvörðuháls at dawn  May 6 2010
Cscr-featured.svg 2nd fissure of Fimmvörðuháls  April 22 2010
Cscr-featured.svg Grótagjá caves near Mývatn lake  September 6 2010
Cscr-featured.svg Ice block near Jökulsárlón  May 28 2005
Cscr-featured.svg Dettifoss in 1972  December 12 2005
Cscr-featured.svg Jökulsárlón lake  August 14 2006
Cscr-featured.svg Landscape on the Laugavegur hiking trail  January 12 2011
Cscr-featured.svg Grashagakvísl on the Laugavegur hiking trail  September 14 2010
Cscr-featured.svg Nesjavellir Geothermal Power Plant  April 26 2008
Cscr-featured.svg Smoking fumarole in geothermal area Námafjall  January 23 2012
Cscr-featured.svg Iceland Portal  January 15 2008
Good articles
Symbol support vote.svg Bolli Bollason  February 16 2007
Symbol support vote.svg Icelanders  April 16 2007
Symbol support vote.svg Renewable energy in Iceland  August 27 2007
Symbol support vote.svg Die Another Day  July 10 2007
Symbol support vote.svg Education in Iceland  September 22 2007
Symbol support vote.svg Paul Oscar  January 6 2008
Symbol support vote.svg Olaf the Peacock  September 25 2008
Symbol support vote.svg 2008–2012 Icelandic financial crisis  December 18 2008
Symbol support vote.svg Homogenic  September 16 2009
Symbol support vote.svg Leif Ericson  16 February 2010
Symbol support vote.svg Debut (Björk album)  14 January 2012
Did you know?
Featured on the Did you know section on the Main Page:
Nuvola apps ktip.png Bolli Bollason  January 29 2007
Nuvola apps ktip.png Garðar Thór Cortes  March 28 2007
Nuvola apps ktip.png Björn Gunnlaugsson  September 18 2007
Nuvola apps ktip.png Stöðulög  May 7 2008

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Maintenance and Cleanup Tasks
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This is a list of Wikipedians who are committed to this WikiProject. If you’re interested in helping, feel free to join by editing the table below and placing your username, in alphabetical order, using the {{user}} template (e.g. {{user|USERNAME}}). If you wish, leave a comment about your special interests on this project.
User Comments
Aelffin (talk · contribs)
afalbrig (talk · contribs)
Badbilltucker (talk · contribs)
BeggiNorth (talk · contribs) Mostly Aviation related articles
BigDom (talk · contribs) Football-related articles
Biekko (talk · contribs)
BiT (talk · contribs)
Carptrash (talk · contribs)
Ciacchi (talk · contribs)
Claytonguy20 (talk · contribs)
Codyorb (talk · contribs)
Consulate76 (talk · contribs)
Crushti (talk · contribs)
D. Webb (talk · contribs)
Daniel.Bryant (talk · contribs) Geography-related articles.
Dthomsen8 (talk · contribs)
Enlil Ninlil (talk · contribs)
Ethan_lowter (talk · contribs)
Exxy (talk · contribs) Association football
Ég er Almar (talk · contribs)
Hamiltonstone (talk · contribs) Art
Hammer of the Gods27 (talk · contribs))
Happypup398 (talk · contribs) Law
Herr Feller (talk · contribs)
Hirohisat (talk · contribs)
Hotelgreg11 (talk · contribs)
Husond (talk · contribs)
Ice201 (talk · contribs)
íslenskur fellibylur #12 (samtal)
Icelandic power (talk · contribs)
Introgressive (talk · contribs)
Io (talk · contribs) Occasional new articles and correction or expansion of already existing ones, mostly related to language and history.
IsFari (talk · contribs)
JanderVK (talk · contribs) History, Asatru, Music, Film
JNC2 (talk · contribs) Geography, History, Anything Icelandic
Jóhann Heiðar Árnason (talk · contribs)
Jxn (talk · contribs)
Kazuse (talk · contribs) Mainly about New Iceland, Icelandic Novels, Culture, etc...
Keesiewonder (talk · contribs)
Kjarri (talk · contribs)
Koszmonaut (talk · contribs)
Lumikuningatar (talk · contribs)
Marcipangris (talk · contribs)
Max Naylor (talk · contribs) General improvements to Iceland related articles. Layout and template improvement.
Messechkova (talk · contribs) Tourism, Landscape, Paragliding, Icelandic Food
Michkalas (talk · contribs) Icelandic language, Politics of Iceland
Nettings (talk · contribs) Icelandic music
Nidator (talk · contribs)
Nototter (talk · contribs)
Numberguy6 (talk · contribs)
OhanaUnited (talk · contribs)
Olikristinn (talk · contribs)
Oreb (talk · contribs)
Patricknoddy (talk · contribs)
Palthrow (talk · contribs) Icelandic history, medieval Iceland
Salvor (talk · contribs)
S.Örvarr.S (talk · contribs) Icelandic: business, demographics, economy, history, politics, statistics and technology.
Schneelocke (talk · contribs)
Sigurd Hring (talk · contribs) mainly interested in the Viking Age
Sigurdrifa (talk · contribs)
Sjc (talk · contribs) Sagas, mythology, historical items where I can.
Snaevar (talk · contribs)
Srunarsson (talk · contribs)
Svavar Kjarrval (talk · contribs)
Think outside the box (talk · contribs)
thorlaug (talk · contribs) Politics, society, history, fix errors that bug me
Trommari (talk · contribs)
UrsulaBaatar (talk · contribs) Geography, cities, tourism.
Wirthi (talk · contribs)
Zoso (talk · contribs)
Valurinn (talk · contribs)
hthth (talk · contribs)
Zurkhardo (talk · contribs)
Mareklug (talk · contribs) Contemporary/modern literature, film, Halldór Laxness, Björk recording, concert tours, media, Ring Road (Iceland): Akranes, Snæfellsnes, Borgarnes, Akureyri. Vopnafjörður, Höfn, Húsavík, aviation/airports, jökulhlaup, Birgitta Jónsdóttir, composer Ríkarður Pálsson

This is a list of resources that may be useful when creating Iceland-related articles, or just for general interest:

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Travel and Tourism



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