Last verified: Friday, 21. February 2020 at 07:21 AM

Svalbard and Jan Mayen Travel Advisory


Warning Level Icon Travelling Svalbard and Jan Mayen is (relatively) safe

Local Situation: 0.0 / 5

Travelling Svalbard and Jan Mayen is (relatively) safe. We didn't detected any travel advisories from any source at this moment.

Regional Situation: 0.0 / 5

This country shares no land border with any other country. Thus, the region score is identical to the country risk rating.

Advice scoring history for Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

About Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Svalbard and Jan Mayen with its capital Longyearbyen is a country in Europe (Northern Europe), (62,049 km²). The country is located . With a population of less than a million citizens.


Flag of Svalbard and Jan Mayen

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Longyearbyen
Population less than one million
Size 62.049 km²
Common languages Norwegian, Russian
Currency Krone (short: NOK)
Common voltage (electricity) 230V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900/1800
International phone prefix +47
Internet Top Level Domain .sj
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 SJ
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 SJM
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 744

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Svalbard and Jan Mayen is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • and polar bear) severely depleted the populations
  • but a gradual recovery seems to be occurring
  • ice floes are a maritime hazard
  • past exploitation of mammal species (whale
  • seal
  • walrus

Natural hazzards

  • ice floes often block the entrance to Bellsund (a transit point for coal export) on the west coast and occasionally make parts of the northeastern coast inaccessible to maritime traffic

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Svalbard and Jan Mayen?

Svalbard and Jan Mayen is currently rated at 0,0 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 0 official sources. Travelling Svalbard and Jan Mayen is (relatively) safe.

Is it safe to travel Svalbard and Jan Mayen in 2020?

You are good to go, enjoy your trip to Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

How many travel advisories do you know for Svalbard and Jan Mayen?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 0 individual sources for Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

What is the size of Svalbard and Jan Mayen?

Svalbard and Jan Mayen has a size of 62,049 km² or 23,957 mi².

Common Frequently Asked Questions

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