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Krona (ISK) is the currency in Iceland

Facts about Krona

  • Country:
    Iceland
  • Currency:
    Krona
  • Currency code (ISO 4217):
    ISK
  • Short for the currency:
    kr
  • Currency subunits:
    100 aurar

The Icelandic krona was introduced as currency in 1885 replacing the Danish krona from 1874. In 1981 the Iceland krona was revalued and now comes in 5 values of coins and 4 values of banknotes. The currency is issued by the Central Bank of Iceland.

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Iceland is an island in the Atlantic Ocean and is the oldest democracy with roots from 930. Iceland had the highest living standard in the world until 2008 when the country suffered from the global financial crisis.

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