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Longyearbyen (Harbour/Quay)

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Coordinates: 078° 13.766' N , 015° 36.289' E
Country: Svalbard and Jan Mayen

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Longyearbyen is the largest city and the administrative center of Svalbard, located in the Isfjorden bay in the western part of Spitsbergen. In 2005, it had 2,144 inhabitants, 85% of which were Norwegians and the remaining 15% were immigrants from Thailand, Sweden, Russia and the Ukraine. Until 1990, it was almost exclusively a mining settlement, and later it became a tourist and scientific center.


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Added by Marek Rajtar on 09/11/2018 10:24:26.
Last updated by Marek Rajtar on 09/11/2018 10:47:08.
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