Iceland is a Nordic island nation with a rich and varied culture, and literary heritage. It is a democratic republic. The capital of Reykjavik inhabits most of the population. Most Icelanders (80%) are associated with Lutheran State Church. Iceland exhibits one of the highest literacy rates in the world. Icelanders love intellectual pursuits, literature, and art. Iceland topped the World Economic Forum's survey for gender equality for seven consecutive years in 2017 among 144 countries. Women are strong, independent, and feminism is at its peak with political empowerment. The top tourist attractions in Iceland are Whale Watching, Blue Lagoon, Landmannalaugar, Spectacular Geysers, The Northern Lights, Maelifell Volcano & Myrdalsjökull Glacier Park, Skaftafell Ice Cave & Askja Caldera.