precedessor state of Iceland
The Icelandic Commonwealth was a state in Iceland that existed from 930 till 1262. Before this, the island was uninhabited until 874, except probably Irish Hermit Monks. In 1262 the Commonwealth pledged allegiance to The Kingdom of Norway.
Þjóðveldið Ísland (Icelandic) Íslands þjóðveldi (Old Norse)
|102,775 km2 (39,682 sq mi)|
|Today part of||Iceland|
Leif Erikson came from the Icelandic Commonwealth