Longyearbyen

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Coordinates: 78°13′N 15°39′E / 78.22°N 15.65°E / 78.22; 15.65

Longyearbyen
The toun centre o Longyearbyen afore the 2015 avalanche that destroyed mony o the hooses
The toun centre o Longyearbyen afore the 2015 avalanche that destroyed mony o the hooses
Coat of airms o Longyearbyen
Coat airms
Motto(s): 
"Unique, secure, an creative"
NO 2100 Longyearbyen.svg
Coordinates: 78°13′N 15°33′E / 78.217°N 15.550°E / 78.217; 15.550
Sovereign stateNorawa
TerritorySvalbard
IslandSpitsbergen
Foondit1906
Incorporatit1 Januar 2002
Govrenment
 • MayorChristin Kristoffersen (Labour)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total2,144
Websitehttp://www.lokalstyre.no/

Longyearbyen (Norse pronunciation: [ˈlɔŋjiːrbyːən] (lit. The Langyear Toun) is the lairgest settlement an the admeenistrative centre o Svalbard, Norawa.