Global Sourcebook for International Data Management

                                         by Graham Rhind

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Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands

Global Sourcebook | Index | Properties

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

SVA

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.

Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands - Postal codes

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   Note: This section last updated 2nd April 2020

Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands are part of the Norwegian addressing system. Jan Mayen, though unpopulated, has the postal code 8099. Svalbard has the postal code 9170 for street addresses and 9171 for post office box addresses.

   Metadata containing postal code formatting rules, exceptions and regular expressions can be acquired External

Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands - Postal code format graphic

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Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands - Postal code format

Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands - Postal code specifics

Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands - Postal code regular expression

\A( (8099)|(9170)|(9171) )\Z

Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands - Postal code level of coverage

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Place names in Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands

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   Note: This section last updated 10th August 2014

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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