Global Sourcebook for International Data Management

                                         by Graham Rhind

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Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands

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Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands are territories of Norway. Svalbard is known in English as Spitsbergen.

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

47

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

Internet country code

SJ

GRC Country Code

Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands - Languages

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On Spitsbergen, about 62% of the population speak Russian and Ukrainian, the rest speak Norwegian External.

Place names in Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands

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Refer to Exonyms in Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands for full lists of place names in Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands in other languages.

Alternate place name forms/postal code tables can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/settlements.htm External

Other language place name data can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/otherlanguageplace.htm External


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