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Capital: Longyearbyen
Svalbard Flag: Svalbard flag
Currency: Norwegian Krone
Population: 2,332
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Svalbard (Norwegian pronunciation: [?s?lb]) is an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, constituting the northernmost part of Norway. Located north of mainland Europe, it is about midway between mainland Norway and the North Pole. The group of islands range from 74° to 81° north latitude, and from 10° to 35° east longitude. The largest island is Spitsbergen, followed by Nordaustlandet and Edgeøya. The administrative center is Longyearbyen, and other settlements, in addition to research outposts, are the Russian mining community of Barentsburg, the research community of Ny-Ålesund and the mining outpost of Sveagruva. The archipelago is administered by the Governor of Svalbard. It is the northernmost place in the world with a permanent population.

Wikipedia URL: http://www.wikipedia.com/wiki/Svalbard

Map Reference: Arctic Region

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