Reykjavik is the capital of Iceland with more than 113,000 inhabitants (2005), or nearly 40% of the country’s total population.
It is the seat of government, and most of the government agencies. The Parliament "Althing", which is considered to be the oldest in the world, assembles in Reykjavik. [...]
The island nation of Australia celebrates Easter with great fanfare and traditional fervor. Being a land of aboriginal tribes and exotic animals, Australia celebrates Easter by imbibing its unique native elements. The Christian churches in the country follow the Easter Christian Calendar to celebrate the festival, which begins with Shrove Tuesday and ends with Whitsun (or Pentecost), which is 50 days after Easter Sunday. Good Friday is a day of mourning. On Easter Sunday, churches are bedecked with flowers, to commemorate the Resurrection of Lord Jesus Christ. [...]