Longyearbyen

Longyearbyen, is the largest populated area, and capital of the region of . The settlement is generally regarded as the northernmost town in the world as well as the most easily accessed frontier in the Arctic, and is an ideal base for the greater exploration of and the high Arctic.
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Museum
The is a museum in Longyearbyen, the largest town in the archipelago. Photo: Bjoertvedt, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Hospital
Photo: Banja&FransMulder, CC BY 3.0.

Church
is a parish church of the Church of Norway in municipality in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Building
The is a secure backup facility for the world's crop diversity on the island of in the remote Arctic archipelago. is situated 4 km west of Longyearbyen. Photo: Miksu, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is a small settlement located on the southern outskirts of Longyearbyen, on the island of , in the archipelago of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Longyearbyen

Latitude
78.2232° or 78° 13' 23.4" north
Longitude
15.6464° or 15° 38' 46.9" east
Open Location Code
CFCQ6JFW+7G
Population
2,140
IATA airport code
LYR
United Nations Location Code
SJ LYR
Elevation
1 metre (3 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 269194842
Geo­Names ID
2729907
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Longyearbyen
  • Arabic: Longyearbyen
  • Arabic: لونغياربين
  • Arabic: لونغياربيين
  • Arabic: لونغيرباين
  • Arabic: لونغييربين
  • Arabic: لونقييربين
  • Armenian: Լոնգյիր
  • Arpitan: Longyearbyen
  • Asturian: Longyearbyen
  • Azerbaijani: Lonqyirbyuen
  • Basque: Longyearbyen
  • Belarusian: Лонгйір
  • Bengali: লঙ্গয়েবায়েন
  • Breton: Longyearbyen
  • Bulgarian: Лонгийр
  • Bulgarian: Лонгийър
  • Bulgarian: Лонгирбюен
  • Catalan: Longyearbyen
  • Cebuano: Longyearbyen
  • Chinese: Longyearbyen
  • Chinese: 朗伊尔城
  • Chinese: 朗伊爾城
  • Chuvash: Лонгьир
  • Croatian: Longyearbyen
  • Czech: Longyearbyen
  • Danish: Longyearbyen
  • Dimli (individual language): Longyearbyen
  • Dutch: Longyearbyen
  • Egyptian Arabic: لونجييربين
  • English: Longyear City
  • Erzya: Лонгйирбюен ош
  • Esperanto: Longyearbyen
  • Estonian: Longyearbyen
  • Faroese: Longyearbýur
  • Finnish: Longyearbyen
  • French: Longyearbyen
  • Galician: Longyearbyen
  • Georgian: ლონგიირბიუენი
  • Georgian: ლონგიირი
  • Georgian: ლონგირი
  • German: Longyearbyen
  • Greek: Longyearbyen
  • Greek: Λονγκγέαρμπγεν
  • Greek: Λόνγκγιαρμπιεν
  • Gujarati: લોંગઈઅરબીએન
  • Hebrew: לונגיירבין
  • Hungarian: Longyearbyen
  • Icelandic: Longyearbyen
  • Iloko: Longyearbyen
  • Indonesian: Longyearbyen
  • Interlingue: Longyearbyen
  • Italian: Longyearbyen
  • Japanese: ロングイェールビエン
  • Japanese: ロングイェールビーン
  • Japanese: ロングイヤービエン
  • Kannada: ಲಾಂಗ್ಇಯರ್ಬೈನ್
  • Korean: 롱위에아르뷔엔
  • Korean: 롱이어비엔
  • Lao: Longyearbyen
  • Latvian: Longjerbīene
  • Latvian: Longjērbīene
  • Latvian: Longyearbyen
  • Lithuanian: Longirbjoenas
  • Lithuanian: Longjyrbienas
  • Lithuanian: Longyearbyen
  • Macedonian: Лонгјир
  • Malay: Longyearbyen
  • Manx: Longyearbyen
  • Maori: Longyearbyen
  • Marathi: लॉन्गयेर्बाइन
  • Min Nan Chinese: Longyearbyen
  • Northern Frisian: Longyearbyen
  • Northern Sami: Longyearbyen
  • Norwegian: Longyearbyen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Longyear
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Longyearbyen
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Longyearbyen
  • Novial: Longyearbyen
  • Occitan (post 1500): Longyearbyen
  • Ossetian: Лонгиир
  • Ossetian: Лонгйир
  • Ossetian: Лонгйирбюен
  • Ossetian: Лонгъир
  • Ossetian: Лонгьир
  • Persian: لانگیربین
  • Persian: لونگ‌یربین
  • Piemontese: Longyearbyen
  • Polish: Longyearbyen
  • Portuguese: Longuiarbien
  • Portuguese: Longyearbyen
  • Pushto: لانګیربین
  • Romanian: Longyearbyen
  • Romansh: Longyearbyen
  • Russian: Лонгеарбиен
  • Russian: Лонгербюйн
  • Russian: Лонгиир
  • Russian: Лонгийербюен
  • Russian: Лонгйир
  • Russian: Лонгъир
  • Russian: Лонгьербьен
  • Russian: Лонгьербюен
  • Russian: Лонгьир
  • Russian: Столица Шпицбергена
  • Scots: Longyearbyen
  • Scottish Gaelic: Longyearbyen
  • Serbian: Лонгјир
  • Serbo-Croatian: Longyearbyen
  • Silesian: Longyearbyen
  • Sinhala: ලෝන්ග්ඉයර්බයින්
  • Slovak: Longyearbyen
  • Slovenian: Longyearbyen
  • Spanish: Longyearbyen
  • Swahili: Longyearbyen
  • Swedish: Longyearbyen
  • Swiss German: Longyearbyen
  • Tamil: லாங்யியர்பியன்
  • Telugu: లాంగ్యియర్బైయన్
  • Thai: ลองเยียร์เบียน
  • Turkish: Longyearbyen
  • Ukrainian: Лонг'їр
  • Ukrainian: Лонгїр
  • Urdu: Longyearbyen
  • Urdu: لانگایربین
  • Vietnamese: Longyearbyen
  • Waray (Philippines): Longyearbyen
  • Welsh: Longyearbyen
  • Western Frisian: Longyearbyen
  • Wu Chinese: 朗伊爾城
  • Yue Chinese: 朗伊爾城
  • Zeeuws: Longyearbyen

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