in Spitsbergen of Svalbard, Svalbard and Jan Mayen

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
78.064 and 14.186 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 78° 3' 51" and E 14° 11' 9"
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: 03:00 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Arctic/Longyearbyen
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
1:00 am and 1:00 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Explore Barentsburg

Barentsburg in Spitsbergen (Svalbard) with it's 576 inhabitants is located in Svalbard and Jan Mayen about 23 mi (or 38 km) south-west of Longyearbyen, the country's capital.

Local time in Barentsburg is now 03:00 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Arctic / Longyearbyen with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 1 airports in the wider vicinity of Barentsburg. The closest is airport we know is Svalbard Airport, Longyear in Norway in a distance of 22 mi (or 36 km). Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Longyearbyen, , , and . To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 8°C / 47 °F

Morning Temperature 7°C / 44 °F
Evening Temperature 10°C / 49 °F
Night Temperature 9°C / 49 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 73%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 29% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Monday, 24th of June 2024

11°C (51 °F)
9°C (49 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Tuesday, 25th of June 2024

7°C (45 °F)
6°C (43 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 26th of June 2024

4°C (40 °F)
4°C (39 °F)
Rain and snow, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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SVALBARD - Barentsburg, March 2015

Published: April 07, 2015
Length: 26:25 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Lauro Giovanetti

Viaggio alle isole Svalbard 2015 eclissi totale di sole. con: Davide Andreani, Alessandro Bartoli, Gabriella Borghetto, Esther Dembitzer, Massimiliano Di Giuseppe, Lauro Giovanetti, Stefano...

Barentsburg Sd0744's photos around Barentsburg and Esmark Glacier, Norway (trip to barentsburg)

Published: December 18, 2010
Length: 21:45 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Sd0744's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod.

Баренцбург 78 ° северной широты - Barentsburg 78° Nord

Published: November 15, 2009
Length: 01:37 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: kadege59 Баренцбург - русское поселение добыче угля на Шпицбергене - Barentsburg - Russische...

Шпицберген 2012

Published: November 26, 2012
Length: 21:57 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Александр Першин

Spitsbergen - Beluga's in Gronfjorden

Published: October 25, 2011
Length: 00:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ArnoVanLent

Beluga's tijdens reis met de Antigua.

Špicbergenas: Vizitas į šachtininkų miestą Barentsburgą

Published: August 12, 2013
Length: 05:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Dainius Kinderis

Šachtininkų mieste Barentsburge gyvena ir dirba Rusijos ir Ukrainos angliakasiai. Puiki vieta pamatyti anglių pramonę arktyje. Išskirtinės kelionės -

Spitsbergen Fjord

Published: March 29, 2008
Length: 58:25 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: icetents


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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.


Barentsburg is the second largest settlement on Svalbard, with about 500 inhabitants (2007), almost entirely Russians and Ukrainians. The Russian-owned Arktikugol has been mining coal here since 1932.

Located at 78.0667, 14.2167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Norway–Soviet Union relations, Populated places in Svalbard, Populated places established in the 1920s, 1920s establishments in Norway, Norway–Russia relations, Barentsburg, Company towns in Norway


Grønfjorden is a 16km long fjord, separated from Isfjorden to the north by Festningsodden in the west and Heerodden in the east. It lies within the western portion of Nordenskiöld Land. On its eastern shore is the mining community of Barentsburg, the second largest settlement on Spitsbergen.

Located at 78.05, 14.1833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Fjords of Svalbard

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Barentsburg, بارنتسبورغ, Баренцбург, בארנצבורג, バレンツブルク, ბარენცბურგი, 바렌츠부르크, Barencburgas, Barentszburg, 巴倫支堡