in Spitsbergen of Svalbard, Svalbard and Jan Mayen

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
78.924 and 11.925 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 78° 55' 25" and E 11° 55' 29"
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: 02:38 PM (Monday)
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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Discover Ny-Ålesund

Ny-Ålesund in Spitsbergen (Svalbard) with it's 35 citizens is a town in Svalbard and Jan Mayen about 70 mi (or 113 km) north-west of Longyearbyen, the country's capital city.

Current time in Ny-Ålesund is now 02:38 PM (Monday). 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.

When in this area, 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.

Videos from this area

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Polar bear in Ny-Alesund

Published: July 07, 2013
Length: 17:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Emanuele P

Ny-Alesund, Dirigibile Italia Base 07.07.2013 07.50 AM.

Ny-Alesund time-lapse

Published: July 05, 2013
Length: 20:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Emanuele P

1 frame every 30 seconds for 12 hours recorded at the Dirigibile Italia base.

onderzoek over kleine poolvosjes op spitsbergen

Published: July 24, 2008
Length: 04:58 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: maartenloonen

in Ny-ALesund worden poolvossen bestudeerd.

nick cox about dog sledging

Published: July 15, 2011
Length: 19:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: maartenloonen

lezing in ny-alesund door Nick Cox, die op noord- en zuidpool met sledehonden heeft gewerkt in ijskoude omstandigheden http://www.arcticstation.nl.

Snow scooter ride from midre Lovénbreen to Ny-Ålesund

Published: June 23, 2009
Length: 35:08 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Nick Midgley

This is a video of the snow scooter journey that we repeated did when working on the moraines in front of midre Lovénbreen (near Ny-Ålesund, Svalbard) in April 2009. The journey is from the...

Dog sledding on Svalbard - Isfjorden Rundt

Published: October 26, 2014
Length: 32:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Team Sava Vit

On the trail with the dogs around Isfjorden on Svalbard. A 560 km long trip covered in 17 days from Ny-Ålesund to Ny-Ålesund via Pyramiden, Barentsburg, Longyearbyen, Ymerbukta and the trapper...

A windy day in Ny-Ålesund, Svalbard

Published: June 23, 2009
Length: 14:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Nick Midgley

A windy day Ny-Ålesund (7 April 2009) when I set out Dave Graham to do some ground-penetrating radar work at midre Lovénbreen.

Clearing snow in Ny-Ålesund

Published: June 23, 2009
Length: 13:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Nick Midgley

This video was taken in April 2009 in Ny-Ålesund (Svalbard)...

Fra aperitif-konsert lørdag 15 juni i Ny Ålesund.

Published: June 17, 2013
Length: 58:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Geir Mathiassen

Sangen er skrevet og melodisatt av Iris Thomassen Helseth og er en hyllest til Ny Ålesund. Sang og gitar: Iris. Bare gitar og heldiggris: Geir Mathiassen.

[Nils Travels #5] Ny Ålesund

Published: September 19, 2014
Length: 29:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Nils Tillander

Come see the northernmost functional settlement in the world with me : Ny Ålesund!

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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.


Ny-Ålesund is one of the four permanent settlements on the island of Spitsbergen in the Svalbard archipelago. It is located on Brøggerhalvøya and Kongsfjorden. Like the rest of Svalbard, Ny-Ålesund is administered by the Kingdom of Norway. Ny-Ålesund is one of the world's northernmost settlements at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:78|55|N|11|56|E||| | |name= }}, and is the world's northernmost functional public settlement. It is 107 km away from Longyearbyen.

Located at 78.9167, 11.9333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places established in 1916, 1916 establishments in Norway, Populated places in Svalbard, Company towns in Norway, Ny-Ålesund

Arctic Yellow River Station

The Polar Research Institute of China established its Arctic Yellow River Station in Ny-Ålesund, on Svalbard, in 2003. Scientists at the station conducted research into the Aurora Borealis and microbes in the ice-pack, glacier monitoring, atmospheric research.

Located at 78.9167, 11.9333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Science and technology in the People's Republic of China, Arctic research, Science and technology in Svalbard, Ny-Ålesund, 2003 establishments in Norway, Polar Research Institute of China

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capture of the webcam Ny-Ålesund › North-East: Kongsfjorden

Ny-Ålesund › North-East: Kongsfjorden, Ny-Ålesund (source)

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Ню Олесун, נו אלסון, ニーオーレスン, 뉘올레순, Niu Olesiundas, Ny-Aalesund, Ню-Олесунн