Svalbard Overview

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Svalbard and Jan Mayen are a group of islands in the Arctic that belong to Norway. Svalbard is located just over 100 km from the North Pole, and has the largest colony of polar bears in the world. There are more polar bears here than humans. Capital: Longyearbyen Biggest city: Longyearbyen State: Norwegian territory Language: Norwegian (Bokmål and Nynorsk) Religion: Protestantism Surface: 61 022 km² Population: 2 600 (2012) Population…

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