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Svalbard
Location o  Svalbard  (dark green) – on the European continent  (green & dark grey) – in Norway  (green)
Location o  Svalbard  (dark green)

– on the European continent  (green & dark grey)
– in Norway  (green)

Location o Svalbard
Status Unincorporatit aurie o Norawa
Admeenistrative centre
and largest city
Longyearbyen
Coordinates: 78°40′N 16°20′E / 78.667°N 16.333°E / 78.667; 16.333
Ethnic groups
Sovereign state Kinrick o Norawa
Leaders
• Govrenor
Kjerstin Askholt (2015–)
Aurie
• Total
61,022 km2 (23,561 sq mi)
Population
• 2016[2] estimate
2,667
• Density
0.044/km2 (0.1/sq mi) (248t)
Currency Norse krone (NOK)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+2 (CEST)
Cawin code +47
Internet TLD .no a
  1. .sj allocatit but nae uised.[3]

Svalbard (Norse pronunciation: [ˈsʋɑlbɑɖ]) is an archipelago in the Airctic, constitutin the northrenmaist pairt o Norawa. It is locatit aboot 400 miles north o mainland Europe, midwey atween mainland Norawa an the Nor' Powl.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "World Factbook: Svalbard". www.cia.gov. Retrieved 17 April 2019. 
  2. "Archived copy". Archived frae the oreeginal on 24 November 2017. Retrieved 7 February 2018. 
  3. "The .bv and .sj top level domains". Norid. Archived frae the oreeginal on 7 February 2009. Retrieved 24 March 2010.