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According to CNN, the nonprofit Institute for Economics and Peace explains, “the thinly populated island in the midst of the North Atlantic has retained its place as the most peaceful country in the world.” There are many factors that contribute to Iceland’s peace.  Some people believe its Iceland’s geysers that make it so peaceful. While others believe it has to do with Iceland’s small population. (Read more: Why Iceland Needs to be on Everyone’s Travel Radar This Year)