Outline of Svalbard

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The location of Svalbard
An enlargeable map of Svalbard

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Svalbard:

Svalbard is an incorporated territory of the Kingdom of Norway comprising the Svalbard Archipelago in the Arctic Ocean about midway between mainland Norway and the North Pole.[1] The archipelago extends from 74° to 81° North, and from 10° to 35° East. The archipelago is the northernmost part of Norway. Three islands are populated: Spitsbergen, Bear Island and Hopen. The capital and largest settlement is Longyearbyen on Spitsbergen. The Spitsbergen Treaty recognises Norwegian sovereignty over Svalbard and the 1925 Svalbard Act makes Svalbard a full part of the Norwegian Kingdom.

General reference[edit]

An enlargeable basic map of Svalbard

Geography of Svalbard[edit]

An enlargeable topographic map of Svalbard
Main article: Geography of Svalbard

Environment of Svalbard[edit]

An enlargeable satellite image of Svalbard

Demography of Svalbard[edit]

Government and politics of Svalbard[edit]

Main article: Government of Svalbard and Politics of Svalbard

Branches of the government of Svalbard[edit]

Executive branch of the government of Svalbard[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Svalbard[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Svalbard[edit]

Foreign relations of Svalbard[edit]

International organization membership[edit]

Law and order in Svalbard[edit]

Main article: Law of Svalbard

Military of Svalbard[edit]

Svalbard is a designated demilitarized zone.

Local government in Svalbard[edit]

History of Svalbard[edit]

Main article: History of Svalbard, Timeline of the history of Svalbard, and Current events of Svalbard

Culture of Svalbard[edit]

Main article: Culture of Svalbard

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Economy and infrastructure of Svalbard[edit]

Main article: Economy of Svalbard

Education in Svalbard[edit]

Main article: Education in Svalbard

See also[edit]

Main article: Svalbard

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Svalbard". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 2, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009. 

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Svalbard