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Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Svalbard and Jan Mayen
  • Capital

    Capital

    Longyearbyen

  • Local time

    Local time

    19:44

  • Population

    Population

    2 756

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +47 79

  • Currency

    Currency

    kr NOK (krone)

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Svalbard and Jan Mayen

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  • Capital

    Capital

    Longyearbyen

  • Local time

    Local time

    19:44

  • Population

    Population

    2 756

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +47 79

  • Currency

    Currency

    kr NOK (krone)

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € NULL pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    221mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    62 049 km2

Population

  • Languages

    Languages

    Norwegian
    Russian

Economy

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    none

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    none

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What not to do when visiting Svalbard and Jan Mayen

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Don’t forget to shake hands when meeting. With friends, a simple hello will suffice.

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Don’t forget Svalbard archipelago is not part of the Schengen Agreement, even it belongs to Norway.

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Don’t ignore the safety risks - be cautious about weather conditions (low temperature, dry air and strong wind) and wildlife (mainly polar bears).

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Don’t be surprised by occasional periods of silence in conversations - it’s common, don’t try to fill in these gaps.

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Don’t interrupt someone when speaking - it’s considered rude.

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Don’t wave or point at someone with your index finger - it’s considered rude.

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Don’t forget to handshake when greeting (men). Women usually greet with light kisses on both cheeks (”air kisses” where you just touch cheeks and kiss the air), a handshake is common on first meeting. Eye contact is important.

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Don't smack or slurp - it's not appreciated.

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Don't avoid eye contact business and personal conversations. It's a sign of courtesy.

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Don't forget to disrobe completely before you sauna - bring a towel (only) if you are shy.

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Don't enter buses, trains or similar before everyone who wants to get out has done so.

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Don't forget to wear reflectors when riding a bike or walking at dark.

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