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Spitsbergen - Svalbard
Spitsbergen - Svalbard

Spitsbergen

The northern most city of the world in dramatic scenery.
Photo by Janik Rohland

SVALBARD AND JAN MAYEN

Europe

SVALBARD AND JAN MAYEN

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Europe

Svalbard and Jan Mayen Travel Information

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    Key facts

    Capital:

    Longyearbyen

    Location:

    Northern Europe, islands between the Arctic Ocean, Barents Sea, Greenland Sea, and Norwegian Sea, north of Norway

    Currency:

    Norwegian kroner (NOK)

    Area:

    62,045 sq km

    Population:

    2,926 (January 2021 est.)

    Languages:

    Norwegian, Russian

    Religion:

    Most of the population is Christian and affiliated with the Church of Norway. Catholics on the archipelago are pastorally served by the Territorial Prelature of Tromsø.

    TimeZone:

    UTC+1

    Tel Code:

    +47

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