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 settlement and the administrative centre 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 470 inhabitants, almost entirely made up of ethnic Russians and Ukrainians. Photo: Bjoertvedt, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small city in Oscar II Land on the island of Spitsbergen in Svalbard, . Photo: Superchilum, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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.


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