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Explore Nybyen in Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Nybyen in the region of Svalbard is a town in Svalbard and Jan Mayen close to Longyearbyen , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Nybyen is now 06:11 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Arctic/Longyearbyen " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: and . Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Nybyen ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Swimming at Svalbard

5:05 min by Marko Tamminen
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Swimming in the Isfjorden at Svalbard - cold as hell! Pictures at: ..

Day 1: Longyearbyen

3:55 min by Parker Liautaud
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Doug interviews Parker about his first day in Longyearbyen. ..

The Arctic Adventures of Dioxy - TRAILER

2:28 min by TheKairostudio
Views: 1631 Rating: 5.00

In the polar city of Longyearbyern, Svalbard Islands, UNIS is planning the construction of a plant for capturing and storing CO2 underground. The animation is aimed to explain the project to a child a ..

Longyearbyen, the solitary Norwegian town Beagui's photos around Longyearbyen, Norway

2:38 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu
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Preview of Beagui's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these video ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Nybyen is a small settlement located on the southern outskirts of Longyearbyen, on the island of Spitsbergen, in the Svalbard archipelago of Norway. The name is Norwegian and translates as New Town.

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Located at 78.20 15.59 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1946 establishments in Norway, Longyearbyen, Populated places established in 1946, Populated places in Svalbard


Longyearelva is a river which runs through the valley of Longyeardalen, passing through the town of Longyearbyen and draining into Adventfjorden on the island of Spitsbergen in Svalbard, Norway. It is named for the American industrialist John Munroe Longyear.

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Located at 78.20 15.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Longyearbyen, Rivers of Svalbard


Longyeardalen is a valley and ravine located in Svalbard, Norway. It runs up as a side valley of Adventfjorden, a bay of the island of Spitsbergen. Longyeardalen is located between the mountains of Platåberget and Gruvefjellet. The town of Longyearbyen is located in the lower portions of the valley, which is named for the American industrialist John Munroe Longyear. The river of Longyearelva runs through the valley.

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Located at 78.21 15.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Longyearbyen, Valleys of Svalbard

Longyearbyen School

Longyearbyen School is a combined primary and secondary school located in and serving Longyearbyen, Norway. The school has about 270 pupils and 45 teachers.

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Located at 78.21 15.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1920 establishments in Norway, Education in Svalbard, Longyearbyen, Schools in Norway

Svalbard Church

Svalbard Church is located in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway and is part of the Church of Norway and the world's most northern church. Built of wood, it was inaugurated in 1958. There was an older church that was destroyed during World War II. There is a minister and two other employees. There is no other church on Svalbard, but there is a Russian Orthodox chapel in Barentsburg. The minister visits other communities on Svalbard: Svea, and Ny-Ålesund.

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Located at 78.22 15.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Churches in Norway, Culture of Svalbard, Longyearbyen