Longyearbyen is the largest settlement and the administrative centre of , . As of August 2019, the town had a population of 2,368. It stretches along the foot of the left bank of the Longyear Valley and on the shore of , the short estuary into on the west coast of , the island's broadest inlet.
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Notable Places in the Area

The is a state-owned limited company that is involved in research and provides some university-level education in Arctic studies. Photo: Dagny, Public domain.

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

Photo: Banja&FransMulder, CC BY 3.0.

is located at Longyearbyen in , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a small settlement located on the southern outskirts of Longyearbyen, on the island of , in the archipelago of . is situated 3 km southwest of Longyearbyen. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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