Many of thecountry’s 230,000 citizens believe they actually exist.
They believed the military wasdisrespecting the elves and their jets were desecrating the holyground of the hidden people.
NATO respected the protesters’ feelings and invited them to inspecttheir base. Satisfied no elves were being harmed, the group left inpeace.
According to a 2006 survey, 32 percent of Icelanders believe in thepossibility of elves.