211.    JAN MAYEN  Island

Officially   Jan Mayen Island

70.59  N  -  8.32  W

 

 

Capital - Olonkinbyen  or  Olonkin City   (de facto)

The only inhabitants on the island are personnel working for the Norwegian Armed Forces or the Norwegian Meteorological Institute. There are 18 people who spend the winter on the island, but the population may double (36) during the summer, when heavy maintenance is performed.

WAZ  40          ITU  18          EUROPE

 

 

                                                           

 

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