in Jan Mayen of Jan Mayen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
70.922 and -8.719 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 70° 55' 19" and W -8° 43' 7"
Currency and Currency Code:
Krone - NOK
Spoken languages:
Norwegian, Russian
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:48 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Arctic/Longyearbyen
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
1:00 am and 1:00 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-46.900 and 168.129 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Halfmoon Bay
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Explore Olonkinbyen

Olonkinbyen in Jan Mayen (Jan Mayen) with it's 14 inhabitants is a city in Svalbard and Jan Mayen about 664 mi (or 1,069 km) south-west of Longyearbyen, the country's capital.

Local time in Olonkinbyen is now 05:48 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Arctic / Longyearbyen with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Unfortunatly there are no larger airports in the vicinity of this location. The sidebar provides some ideas about how to get here.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

LORAN-C transmitter Jan Mayen

The LORAN-C transmitter Jan Mayen is a LORAN-C transmission facility on the island of Jan Mayen at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:70|54|51|N|8|43|57|W| |primary |name= }}. The LORAN-C transmitter Jan Mayen uses as antenna a 190-metre high (625 ft) guyed mast. This mast was built as replacement of a 190.5 metre tall mast, which collapsed in a storm on 8 October 1980 as the result of too low tension on the guy wires.

Located at 70.9142, -8.7325 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Transmitter sites in Norway, Jan Mayen, LORAN-C transmitters in Norway


Olonkinbyen or Olonkin City is a settlement on the Norwegian island of Jan Mayen, named after explorer Gennady Olonkin. Olonkinbyen houses the staff that operates the weather station and the radio station. Currently there are 18 members stationed in Olonkinbyen who make up the entirety of the island's population, therefore making it the de facto capital of Jan Mayen, though in reality there is no capital. The settlement generates its own electrical power via three generators.

Located at 70.922, -8.715 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Jan Mayen, Populated places of Arctic Norway

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Олонкинбюен, Olonkin City, Olonkinbyen, Olonkinbienas, Olonkinbīene, Olonkinstad, Олонкинбюэн, اولونکنبین, 奥伦金拜恩