Mastering Swahili will take from you 36 hours or 900 weeks in a class according to FSI. Difficulty category for mastering it is evaluated - point.
Learning Icelandic might seem like a overwhelming thing to do. FSI has concluded that it takes 1100 hours or 44 weeks in a class to learn the language. The difficulty point is 2.
You will most likely find people, who speaks Swahili in Tanzania, Kenya, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bajuni Islands, Mozambique (mostly Mwani), Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda,Comoros, Mayotte, Zambia, Malawi, and Madagascar.
Number of native speakers is about 5,000,000.
Number of fluent speakers is about 140,000,000. The biggest country in which Swahili is used as a native language is African Great Lakes countries (Kenya, Tanzania, and the DRC).
Native speakers of Icelandic are mostly from Iceland and are about 319,000 people.
Icelandic are spoken fluently by 350,000 people.
The language is spoken in Iceland, U.S., Canada, and Denmark.
Swahili came from Bantu language a subgroup of the Benue-Congo branch of the Niger-Congo language family.
Northern group of the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family is the origin of Icelandic language.