Svalbard

Svalbard is a group of islands located between the Arctic Ocean, Barents Sea, Greenland Sea, and the Norwegian Sea. The area is sometimes referred to as Spitsbergen, the main island with all the settlements.
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, is the largest populated area, and capital of the region of Svalbard. Photo: Uspn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, Norwegian Bjørnøya, is an islet in the Arctic Ocean, between and Svalbard. Photo: Bjoertvedt, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the second-largest settlement on Svalbard, with about 455 inhabitants, almost entirely made up of ethnic Russians and Ukrainians. Photo: Bjoertvedt, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small town in on the island of in Svalbard, . Photo: Superchilum, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Destinations

is in Svalbard. It is a Russian mining settlement that was abandoned in 1998 and lies northeast across Isfjorden from . Photo: Bjoertvedt, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a coal mining settlement in on the south coast of the main island of Spitsbergen on Svalbard, with no permanent population. Photo: VetleNM, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Svalbard

Latitude of center
78.84° or 78° 50' 24" north
Longitude of center
17.84° or 17° 50' 24" east
Population
2550
Capital
Area
62,049 km² (23,957 miles²)
Currency
Krone (NOK)
Phone code
47
Internet domain
.sj
Open­Street­Map ID
node 5282220021
Geo­Names ID
607072
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Svalbard
  • Afrikaans: Spitsbergen
  • Afrikaans: Svalbard
  • Afrikaans: Svalbard en Jan Mayen
  • Albanian: Svalbard
  • Amharic: ስቫልባር
  • Amharic: ስቫልባርድ እና ጃን ማየን
  • Arabic: Esvalbard
  • Arabic: سفالبارد
  • Arabic: سفالبارد وجان مايان
  • Arabic: سڤالبارد
  • Aragonese: Svalbard
  • Armenian: Շպիցբերգեն
  • Arpitan: Svalbârd
  • Asturian: Svalbard
  • Azerbaijani: Svalbard
  • Azerbaijani: svalbard və yan mayen
  • Azerbaijani: Şpisbergen
  • Azerbaijani: Şpitsbergen
  • Basque: Svalbard
  • Basque: Svalbard eta Jan Mayen uharteak
  • Belarusian: Востраў Шпіцберген
  • Belarusian: Свальбард (Паўночна-Усходняя Зямля) і Ян-Маен
  • Belarusian: Свальбард
  • Belarusian: Шпіцберген
  • Belarusian: Шпіцбэрген
  • Bengali: স্বালবার্ড ও জান মেয়েন
  • Bengali: স্ভালবার্দ
  • Bengali: স্‌ভালবার্দ
  • Bishnupriya: স্ভালবার্ড
  • Bosnian: Svalbard
  • Bosnian: Svalbard i Janmajen Ostrva
  • Breton: Svalbard
  • Bulgarian: Свалбард
  • Bulgarian: Свалбард и Ян Майен
  • Bulgarian: Шпицберген
  • Catalan: Illes Svalbard
  • Catalan: Svalbard
  • Catalan: Svalbard i Jan Mayen
  • Cebuano: Svalbard (dapit sa Svalbard and Jan Mayen)
  • Cebuano: Svalbard
  • Chechen: Шпицберген
  • Chinese: Svalbard
  • Chinese: 冷岸群島
  • Chinese: 司瓦爾巴特群島
  • Chinese: 斯匹次卑尔根群岛
  • Chinese: 斯匹茨卑爾根
  • Chinese: 斯匹茲卑爾根群島
  • Chinese: 斯瓦尔巴
  • Chinese: 斯瓦尔巴德群岛
  • Chinese: 斯瓦尔巴特群岛
  • Chinese: 斯瓦巴
  • Chinese: 斯瓦爾巴
  • Chinese: 斯瓦爾巴群島
  • Chuvash: Шпицберген
  • Cornish: Svalbard
  • Croatian: Svalbard
  • Croatian: Svalbard i Jan Mayen
  • Czech: Svalbard
  • Czech: Špicberky
  • Czech: Špicberky a Jan Mayen
  • Danish: Svalbard
  • Danish: Svalbard og Jan Mayen
  • Dimli (individual language): Svalbard
  • Dutch: Spitsbergen
  • Dutch: Spitzbergen
  • Dutch: Svalbard
  • Dutch: Svalbard en Jan Mayen
  • Egyptian Arabic: سفالبارد
  • English: Spitsburgen
  • English: Spitzbergen
  • English: Spitzburgen
  • English: Svaalbard
  • English: Sval'bard
  • English: Svalbard Archipelago
  • English: Svalbard Island
  • English: Svalbard Islands
  • English: Svalbard and Jan Mayen
  • English: Svaldbard
  • Erzya: Шпицберген Мастор
  • Esperanto: Spicbergoj
  • Esperanto: Spitsbergen
  • Esperanto: Svalbard
  • Esperanto: Svalbardo
  • Esperanto: Svalbardo kaj Jan-Majen-insulo
  • Estonian: Svalbard
  • Estonian: Svalbard ja Jan Mayen
  • Ewe: Svalbard kple Yan Mayen nutome
  • Faroese: Svalbard og Jan Mayen
  • Faroese: Svalbarð
  • Finnish: Huippuvuoret
  • Finnish: Huippuvuoret ja Jan Mayen
  • Finnish: Svalbard
  • Finnish: Špitsbergen
  • French: Archipel de Svalbard
  • French: Svalbard
  • French: Svalbard et Jan Mayen
  • French: Svalbard et Île Jan Mayen
  • Galician: Illas Svalbard
  • Galician: Spitzbergen
  • Galician: Svalbard
  • Galician: Svalbard e Jan Mayen
  • Georgian: სვალბარდი
  • Georgian: სვალბარდის არქიპელაგი
  • Georgian: სვალბორდი
  • Georgian: შპიცბერგენი
  • Georgian: შპიცბერგენის არქიპელაგი
  • German: NO-21
  • German: Spitzbergen
  • German: Svalbard
  • German: Svalbard und Jan Mayen
  • Greek: Αρχιπέλαγος Σβάλμπαρντ
  • Greek: Σβάλμπαρντ
  • Greek: Σβάλμπαρντ και Νήσοι Γιάν Μέϋεν
  • Greek: Σφάλμπαρντ
  • Gujarati: સ્વાલબર્ડ એંડ જેન મેયન
  • Gujarati: સ્વાલબાર્ડ
  • Hebrew: סבאלבארד
  • Hebrew: סבאלברד
  • Hebrew: סבלברד
  • Hebrew: סוולבארד
  • Hebrew: סוולבארד וז׳אן מאיין
  • Hebrew: שפיצברגן
  • Hindi: स्वालबर्ड और जान मायेन
  • Hindi: स्वालबार्ड
  • Hungarian: Spitzbergák
  • Hungarian: Spitzbergák és Jan Mayen-szigetek
  • Hungarian: Svalbard
  • Hungarian: Svalbard szigetek
  • Icelandic: Svalbarði
  • Icelandic: Svalbarði og Jan Mayen
  • Ido: Svalbard
  • Iloko: Svalbard
  • Indonesian: Kepulauan Svalbard
  • Indonesian: Kepulauan Svalbard dan Jan Mayen
  • Indonesian: Pulau Amsterdam
  • Indonesian: Svalbard
  • Interlingue: Svalbard
  • Irish: Oileánra Svalbard
  • Irish: Svalbard agus Jan Mayen
  • Italian: Isole Svalbard
  • Italian: Svalbard
  • Italian: Svalbard e Jan Mayen
  • Japanese: スバールバル諸島
  • Japanese: スバールバル諸島・ヤンマイエン島
  • Japanese: スピッツベルゲン諸島
  • Japanese: スヴァールバル
  • Japanese: スヴァールバル諸島
  • Japanese: スヴァーヴァル諸島
  • Javanese: Svalbard
  • Kalaallisut: Svalbard
  • Kalaallisut: Svalbard aamma Jan Mayen
  • Kalaallisut: Svalbardi
  • Kalmyk: Свалбард
  • Kalmyk: Шпицбергенин Арл
  • Kalmyk: Шпицбергенин Арлс
  • Kannada: ಸ್ವಾಲ್ಬಾರ್ಡ್
  • Kannada: ಸ್ವಾಲ್ಬಾರ್ಡ್ ಮತ್ತು ಜಾನ್ ಮಾಯೆನ್
  • Kazakh: Свалбард
  • Kazakh: Суалбард
  • Kirghiz: Шпицберген
  • Komi: Шпицберген
  • Korean: 스발바르
  • Korean: 스발바르제도-얀마웬섬
  • Korean: 스발바르 제도
  • Korean: 스피츠베르겐 제도
  • Korean: 스피트스베르겐 제도
  • Lao: Svalbard
  • Latin: Svalbard
  • Latin: Svalbardum
  • Latvian: SJM
  • Latvian: Svalbāra
  • Latvian: Svalbāra un Jana Majena sala
  • Latvian: Špicbergena
  • Ligurian: Isoe Svalbard
  • Limburgan: Sjpitsberge
  • Limburgan: Spitsberge
  • Limburgan: Svalbard
  • Literary Chinese: 司瓦爾巴特群島
  • Lithuanian: Svalbardas
  • Lithuanian: Svalbardo ir Jan Majen salos
  • Low German: Spitsbargen
  • Low German: Spitzbargen
  • Low German: Spitzbergen
  • Lower Sorbian: Svalbard
  • Luxembourgish: Spitzbergen
  • Macedonian: Свалбард
  • Macedonian: Свалбард и Жан Мејен
  • Macedonian: Шпицберген
  • Macedonian: Шпицбершки Острови
  • Malay: Svalbard
  • Malay: Svalbard and Jan Mayen
  • Malayalam: സ്വാല്‍ബാഡും ജാന്‍ മായേനും
  • Malayalam: സ്വാൽബാർഡ്
  • Maltese: Svalbard and Jan Mayen
  • Manx: Svalbard
  • Marathi: स्वालबर्ड आणि जान मायेन
  • Marathi: स्वालबार्ड
  • Min Nan Chinese: Svalbard
  • Nepali: सभाल्बार्ड र जान मायेन
  • Northern Frisian: Svalbard
  • Northern Sami: Svalbard
  • Northern Sami: Svalbárda
  • Northern Sami: Svalbárda ja Jan Mayen
  • Norwegian: Svalbard
  • Norwegian: Svalbard og Jan Mayen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Svalbard
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Svalbardianar
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Svalbardianer
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Svalbard og Jan Mayen
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Svalbard
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Svalbard og Jan Mayen
  • Occitan (post 1500): Svalbard
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Scearpbeorgas
  • Oriya: ସାଲ୍ଭାର୍ଡ ଏବଂ ଜାନ୍ ମାୟୋନ୍
  • Ossetian: Свальбард
  • Ossetian: Шпицберген
  • Papiamento: Svalbard
  • Persian: اسوالبارد
  • Persian: اسوالبارد و جان‌ماین
  • Persian: جزایر سفالبار
  • Persian: سفالبار
  • Persian: سوالبار
  • Persian: سوالبارد
  • Piemontese: Ìsole Svalbard
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Swaalbard
  • Polish: Norwegia
  • Polish: Svalbard
  • Polish: Svalbard i Jan Mayen
  • Portuguese: Arquipélago de svalbard
  • Portuguese: Esvalbarda
  • Portuguese: Svalbard
  • Portuguese: Svalbard e Jan Mayen
  • Pushto: سوالباﺭد
  • Pushto: سوالبرد
  • Romanian: Insula Svalbard
  • Romanian: Insulele Svalbard
  • Romanian: Svalbard
  • Romanian: Svalbard și Jan Mayen
  • Romansh: Svalbard
  • Romansh: Svalbard e Jan Mayen
  • Russian: Грумант
  • Russian: Свалбард
  • Russian: Свальбард
  • Russian: Свальбард и Ян-Майен
  • Russian: Спитсберген
  • Russian: Шпицберген
  • Samogitian: Svalbards
  • Scots: Svalbard
  • Scottish Gaelic: Svalbard
  • Serbian: Свалбард
  • Serbian: Свалбард и Јанмајен Острва
  • Serbian: Шпицбершка острва
  • Serbo-Croatian: Svalbard
  • Serbo-Croatian: Špicberška ostrva
  • Shan: သဝႃးလ်ပၢတ်ႇ
  • Sicilian: Svalbard
  • Sinhala: ස්වාල්බාඩ්
  • Slovak: Svalbard
  • Slovak: Špicbergy
  • Slovak: Špicbergy a Jan Mayen
  • Slovenian: Spitsbergen
  • Slovenian: Spitsbergi
  • Slovenian: Spitzbergen
  • Slovenian: Spitzbergi
  • Slovenian: Svalbard
  • Slovenian: Svalbard in Jan Mayen
  • Spanish: Archipielago Svalbard
  • Spanish: Archipiélago Svalbard
  • Spanish: Islas Spitzberg
  • Spanish: Islas Svalbard
  • Spanish: Spitzbergen
  • Spanish: Svalbard
  • Spanish: Svalbard y Jan Mayen
  • Sundanese: Svalbard
  • Swahili: Svalbard
  • Swahili: Svalbard na Jan Mayen
  • Swedish: Svalbard
  • Swedish: Svalbard och Jan Mayen
  • Tagalog: Svalbard
  • Tamil: சுவல்பார்டு
  • Tamil: சுவால்பார்டு
  • Tamil: ஸ்வல்பர்ட்
  • Tamil: ஸ்வல்பார்டு மற்றும் ஜான் மேயன்
  • Tatar: Шпицберген
  • Telugu: స్వాల్బార్డ్
  • Telugu: స్వాల్బార్డ్ మరియు యాన్ మాయేన్
  • Thai: Svalbard
  • Thai: สฟาลบาร์
  • Thai: สฟาลบาร์และยานไมเอน
  • Thai: สวาลบาร์
  • Thai: สวาลบาร์ด
  • Thai: หมู่เกาะสฟาลบาร์
  • Thai: หมู่เกาะสฟาลบาร์ด
  • Tigrinya: የስቫልባርድ እና ዣን ማየን ደሴቶች
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Sivolopaati mo Seni Meini
  • Turkish: Svalbard
  • Turkish: Svalbard ve Jan Mayen Adaları
  • Udmurt: Шпицберген
  • Ukrainian: Острови Свальбард та Ян-Маєн
  • Ukrainian: Свальбар
  • Ukrainian: Свальбард
  • Ukrainian: Шпіцберген
  • Ukrainian: Шпіцберґен
  • Upper Sorbian: Svalbard
  • Urdu: Svalbard
  • Urdu: سوالبارد
  • Urdu: سوالبرڈ اور جان ماین
  • Uzbek: Shpitsbergen
  • Venetian: Svalbard
  • Vietnamese: Quần đảo Svalbard
  • Vietnamese: Svalbard
  • Vietnamese: Svalbard và Jan Mayen
  • Vlaams: Spitsbergn
  • Waray (Philippines): Esvalbard
  • Waray (Philippines): Svalbard
  • Welsh: Svalbard
  • Welsh: Svalbard a Jan Mayen
  • Western Frisian: Spitsbergen
  • Western Panjabi: سوالبارد
  • Wu Chinese: 斯瓦尔白勒特群岛
  • Yoruba: Svalbard
  • Yue Chinese: 斯瓦爾巴群島
  • Zeeuws: Spitsberg'n
  • Zeeuws: Spitsbergen
  • Zeeuws: Spitsberh'n
  • Zeeuws: Spitsberhen
  • Zeeuws: Svalbard
  • Zulu: I-Svalbard ne-Jan Mayen
  • 斯瓦尔巴岛和扬马延岛
  • 斯瓦尔巴特和扬马延
  • 斯瓦尔巴群岛

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