Bouvet Island

Bouvet Island or Bouvetøya is one of the Subantarctic Islands, an uninhabited ice-clad place 2600 km south-southwest of Cape Town. It has a good claim to be the world's most remote island: anywhere within 2000 km is similarly desolate, such as mainland Antarctica.
Photo: NASA, Public domain.

Bouvet Island

Latitude of center
-54.433° or 54° 25' 58.8" south
Longitude of center
3.411° or 3° 24' 39.6" east
Elevation
240 metres (787 feet)
Area
49 km² (19 miles²)
Currency
Krone (NOK)
Internet domain
.bv
Open­Street­Map ID
way 174996681
Geo­Names ID
3371123
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Also Known As

  • Afar: Buve atawları
  • Afrikaans: Bouvet-eiland
  • Afrikaans: Bouveteiland
  • Amharic: ቡቬት ደሴት
  • Arabic: Kapuropod-an Bouvet
  • Arabic: جزيرة بوفيت
  • Arabic: جزيرة بوفيه
  • Armenian: Բուվե
  • Assamese: বভেট দ্বীপ
  • Asturian: Islla Bouvet
  • Azerbaijani: Bove Adası
  • Azerbaijani: Buve adası
  • Basque: Bouvet Uhartea
  • Basque: Bouvet uhartea
  • Belarusian: Бувэ
  • Belarusian: Бувэ востраў
  • Belarusian: Востраў Бувэ
  • Bengali: বোভেট দ্বীপ
  • Bengali: বোভেত দ্বীপ
  • Bosnian: Buve Ostrva
  • Breton: Enez Bouvet
  • Bulgarian: Буве
  • Bulgarian: Остров Буве
  • Catalan: Bouvet
  • Catalan: Illa Bouvet
  • Cebuano: Bouvetøya
  • Chechen: Бувен гӀайре
  • Chinese: 布威島
  • Chinese: 布韦岛
  • Chinese: 鮑威特島
  • Croatian: Otok Bouvet
  • Czech: Bouvetův ostrov
  • Danish: Bouvetø
  • Danish: Bouvetøen
  • Dutch: BV
  • Dutch: BVT
  • Dutch: Bouvet
  • Dutch: Bouveteiland
  • Egyptian Arabic: جزيرة بوڤيتويا
  • English: Bouvetøya
  • English: bv
  • English: 🇧🇻
  • Esperanto: Buvet-Insulo
  • Esperanto: Buvetinsulo
  • Estonian: Bouvet' saar
  • Estonian: Bouvet’ saar
  • Ewe: Bouvet ƒudomekpo nutome
  • Faroese: Bouvetoy
  • Finnish: Bouvetøya
  • Finnish: Bouvet’nsaari
  • French: Ile Bouvet
  • French: Île Bouvet
  • French: île Bouvet
  • Galician: Illa Bouvet
  • Georgian: ბუვე
  • Georgian: ბუვეს კუნძული
  • German: Bouvetinsel
  • German: Bouvetøya
  • Greek: Μπουβέ
  • Greek: Νήσος Μπουβέ
  • Gujarati: બૌવેત આઇલેન્ડ
  • Hebrew: איי בובה
  • Hebrew: בובה
  • Hindi: बौवेत द्वीप
  • Hungarian: Bouvet-sziget
  • Icelandic: Bouveteyja
  • Ido: Bouvet Insulo
  • Indonesian: Pulau Bouvet
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Insula de Bouvet
  • Irish: Oileán Bouvet
  • Italian: Bouvetøya
  • Italian: Isola Bouvet
  • Italian: isola Bouvet
  • Japanese: ブーベ島
  • Japanese: ブーヴェ島
  • Javanese: Pulo Bouvet
  • Kannada: ಬೋವೆಟ್ ದ್ವೀಪ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Buve atawları
  • Kazakh: Буве аралы
  • Kinyarwanda: Ikirwa cya Bouve
  • Korean: 부베 섬
  • Korean: 부베섬
  • Latin: Insula Bouvet
  • Latvian: Buvē Sala
  • Latvian: Buvē sala
  • Ligurian: Isoa de Bouvet
  • Lithuanian: Bouvet sala
  • Lithuanian: Buvė
  • Macedonian: Боувитови острови
  • Malay: Bouvet Island
  • Malay: Pulau Bouvet
  • Malayalam: ബൗവെറ്റ് ദ്വീപ്
  • Maltese: Bouvet Island
  • Maltese: Gżira Bouvet
  • Maltese: Gżira ta' Bouvet
  • Marathi: बोउवेट बेट
  • Mongolian: Буве арал
  • Nepali: बुभेट टापु
  • Nepali: बोउभेट टापु
  • Northern Frisian: Bouvet-Eilun
  • Northern Sami: Bouvet-sullot
  • Northern Sami: Bouvetsuolu
  • Norwegian: Bouvetøya
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Bouvetøya
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Bouvetøya
  • Occitan (post 1500): Illa Bouvet
  • Occitan (post 1500): Isla Bouvet
  • Occitan (post 1500): L'isla Bouvet
  • Oriya: ବୌଭେଟ୍ ଆଇସଲ୍ୟାଣ୍ଡ
  • Papiamento: Isla Bouvet
  • Persian: جزیره بووت
  • Persian: جزیره بووه
  • Polish: Wyspa Bouveta
  • Portuguese: Ilha Bouvet
  • Quechua: Bouvet Wat'a
  • Romanian: Insula Bouvet
  • Romansh: Insla Bouvet
  • Russian: Буве остров
  • Russian: Остров Буве
  • Scots: Bouvet Island
  • Serbian: Буве
  • Serbian: Буве Острва
  • Serbian: Острво Буве
  • Serbo-Croatian: Bouvet
  • Serbo-Croatian: Otok Bouvet
  • Shan: မူႇၵုၼ် ပူးဝႅတ်ႉ
  • Slovak: Bouvetov ostrov
  • Slovenian: Bouvetov otok
  • Spanish: Isla Bouvet
  • Swahili: Kisiwa cha Bouvet
  • Swedish: Bouvetön
  • Swiss German: Bouvetinsle
  • Tamil: பொவேட் தீவுகள்
  • Telugu: బొవెట్ దీవి
  • Thai: เกาะบูเว
  • Thai: เกาะบูเวต
  • Tigrinya: የቦውቬት ደሴት
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Motu Puveti
  • Tosk Albanian: Bouvetinsel
  • Tsonga: Bouvet Island
  • Turkish: Bouvet Adası
  • Ukrainian: Буве
  • Ukrainian: Острів Буве
  • Urdu: بؤویٹ آئلینڈ
  • Urdu: جزیرہ بووہ
  • Vietnamese: Đảo Bouvet (Na Uy)
  • Vietnamese: Đảo Bouvet
  • Waray (Philippines): Kapuropod-an Bouvet
  • Welsh: Ynys Bouvet
  • Western Frisian: Bouveteilân
  • Wolof: Dunu Buwet
  • Wu Chinese: 布韦岛
  • Yoruba: Erékùṣù Bouvet
  • Yue Chinese: 鮑威特島
  • Zulu: i-Bouvet Island
  • Insulo Bouvet
  • 布维岛
  • 布维特岛

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