Iceland Abbreviations

IS is the abbreviation for Iceland, the 106th largest country in the world. Officially the Republic of Iceland, Iceland is a country located in Europe, bordering 7 countries – Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Reykjavík is the capital city of Iceland. Top 10 biggest cities are Reykjavik (population: 118,918), Kopavogur (population: 31,719), Hafnarfjordur (population: 26,808), Akureyri (population: 17,693), Garðabaer (population: 11,421), Mosfellsbaer (population: 8,651), Akranes (population: 6,612), Selfoss (population: 6,510), Seltjarnarnes (population: 4,322), and Vestmannaeyjar (population: 4,219).

Country Profile

  • Capital: Reykjavík
  • Language: Icelandic
  • Area: 102,775 km2
  • Population: 360,379
  • Currency: Icelandic króna (ISK)
  • Time zone: UTC+0
  • Calling code: 354
  • ISO 2-Letter Abbreviation: IS
  • UN 3-Letter Abbreviation: ISL
  • Internet TLD: .is
  • State Government Website:

Map of Iceland

List of Iceland Acronyms

The most commonly used abbreviations about Iceland are IS which stands for Iceland and ISK which means Icelandic króna (Iceland currency). In the following table, you can see all acronyms related to Iceland, including abbreviations for airport, city, school, port, government, and etc.

IS: Iceland

Abbreviation Meaning
AFI Air Forces Iceland
AEY Akureyri, Iceland – Akureyri
CIA Center for Icelandic Art
EGIL Electronic Gateway for Icelandic Literature
ELCI Evangelical Lutheran Church of Iceland
FII Federation of Icelandic Industries
GIN Greenland – Iceland – Norway
GINS Greenland, Iceland and Norwegian Seas
GIUK Greenland-Iceland-United Kingdom
IS Iceland
ISL Iceland
IC Iceland
ICCE Iceland Command & Control Enhancement
ICWG Iceland Communication Working Group
IDDP Iceland Deep Drilling Project
IDF Iceland Defense Force
ICEDEFOR Iceland Defense Forces
IFRS Iceland Forest Research Station
INRES Iceland NATO Radar
INR Iceland NATO Radar
INCA Iceland Nature Conservation Association
ISOW Iceland Scotland Overflow Water
ICRU Iceland’s Crisis Response Unit
FI Icelandair
ICE Icelandair, Iceland
IADS Icelandic Air Defense System
IBC Icelandic Broadcasting Corporation
ICCPO Icelandic Childhood Cancer Parent Organisation
ICAA Icelandic Civil Aviation Administration
STRI Icelandic Council for Standardization
IH Icelandic Horse
IHSGB Icelandic Horse Society of Great Britain
IHRC Icelandic Human Rights Center
ISK Icelandic Króna
ILC Icelandic Love Corporation
IMA Icelandic Medical Association
IMO Icelandic Meteorological Office
IMXS Icelandic Music Export
IMX Icelandic Music Export
IRES Icelandic Resources in Earth Science
ICI InterCultural Iceland
MICROWAVE Middle Icelandic
MIC Middle Icelandic
NIJ North Icelandic Jet
NIFC Northern Iceland Finance Corporation
OIC Old Icelandic
KEF Reykjavik, Iceland – Keflavik
RKV Reykjavik, Iceland – Reykjavik Domestic Airport
TISC The Iceland Submarine Cable
UICE University of Iceland
VEY Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland – Vestmannaeyjar
WWAI Whale Watching Association of Iceland



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