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Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Longyearbyen is a very small place in the region of Svalbard in Svalbard and Jan Mayen with a population of approximately 2,060 people and is one of the largest places in Svalbard and Jan Mayen. Longyearbyen is also the capital of Svalbard and Jan Mayen. Find all facts and information about Longyearbyen.

Facts and figures on Longyearbyen at a glance

Name: Longyearbyen (Longyearbyen)
Status: Very small place and capital of Svalbard and Jan Mayen
Population: 2,060 people
Region name (Level 2): Spitsbergen
Region name (Level 1): Svalbard
Country: Svalbard and Jan Mayen
Continent: Europe

Longyearbyen is located in the region of Svalbard and is also the regional capital of this region.

Maybe also interesting: Distances from Longyearbyen to the largest places in Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

Facts and figures about Longyearbyen
PlaceStatusPopulationRegion
Longyearbyen LongyearbyenVery small place / Capital of Svalbard and Jan Mayen2,060 peopleSvalbard Svalbard

Map of Longyearbyen

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Information on Longyearbyen

Information on Longyearbyen
Place nameRegion name Level 2Region name Level 1CountryContinent
Longyearbyen LongyearbyenSpitsbergen SpitsbergenSvalbard SvalbardSvalbard and Jan MayenEurope

Time in Longyearbyen

Time in Longyearbyen
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 - 1:33amIn effect (+1 hour)Sat, 29 Apr 2017 - 12:33amGMT UTC +2.0Arctic/Longyearbyen

Geographic coordinates of Longyearbyen

Latitude & Longitude of Longyearbyen
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map78°13'24.0"N (78.2233400°)15°38'48.8"E (15.6468900°)

Distances from Longyearbyen

Distances from Longyearbyen
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
8,693 km north of the equator356 km east of the prime meridianDistances from Longyearbyen

Places around Longyearbyen

2 places found within 5 km around Longyearbyen. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Longyearbyen
PlacePopulationDistanceRoute
Haugen Haugen-0.8 km 0.5 mishow
Nybyen Nybyen-2.7 km 1.7 mishow

Airports around Longyearbyen

1 airport found within 15 km around Longyearbyen. You can expand the radius of your search: 50 km100 km
Airports in the regional area of Longyearbyen
AirportCodeDistanceRoute
Svalbard Airport, Longyear Svalbard Airport, LongyearENSB, LYR4.8 km 3.0 mishow

External sources of information on Longyearbyen

Longyearbyen on Wikipedia