0 items, $0.00

Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands

Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands

Population: 2,332 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: Russian, Norwegian

Background: First discovered by the Norwegians in the 12th century, the islands served as an international whaling base during the 17th and 18th centuries. Norway's sovereignty was recognized in 1920; five years later it officially took over the territory.

Currency: Norwegian Krone (NOK, NOK (5.98 = US$1))

Data from CIA World Factbook. Click on CIA link for more. Click on map or flag for larger images.

flag
map

Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands

Font Foundries from the Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands

None

Typographic People from the Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands

None

More Info

Widget not found.

Related Lists

Widget not found.