Nybyen
in Spitsbergen of Svalbard, Svalbard and Jan Mayen

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
78.202 and 15.591 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 78° 12' 6" and E 15° 35' 28"
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: 09:08 PM (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:
Ouwenga
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Delve into Nybyen

Nybyen in Spitsbergen (Svalbard) is located in Svalbard and Jan Mayen a little south-west of Longyearbyen, the country's capital town.

Current time in Nybyen is now 09:08 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Arctic / Longyearbyen with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 1 airports close to Nybyen. The closest is airport we know is Svalbard Airport, Longyear in Norway in a distance of 4 mi (or 6 km). Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, 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: 6°C / 42 °F

Morning Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Evening Temperature 6°C / 42 °F
Night Temperature 5°C / 42 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 95%
Air Pressure 1000 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 85% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 15th of July 2024

6°C (42 °F)
6°C (44 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Tuesday, 16th of July 2024

7°C (45 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 17th of July 2024

8°C (47 °F)
9°C (48 °F)
Few clouds, calm.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Spitsbergen Radisson Blu Polar Hotel

Address
1,5 mi
ROAD 500 P O BOX 554
9171 Longyearbyen
Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Svalbard Hotell & Lodge

Address
0,8 mi
Postboks 538
9171 Longyearbyen
Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Gjestehuset 102 - Hostel

Address
0,1 mi
Svalbard Wildlife Eiendom AS
9171 Longyearbyen
Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Basecamp Spitsbergen

Address
1,6 mi
Postboks 316
9171 Svalbard
Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Longyearbyen september 2012

Published: September 21, 2012
Length: 32:07 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Dan Celius

Longyearbyen bathed in sunshine. Soon the sun goes down and the dark days come back again. Copyright Dan Celius 2012.


The Radisson Blu Polar Hotel in Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen

Published: June 30, 2013
Length: 40:39 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Sheila Simkin

http://www.TravelsWithSheila.com Longyearbyen has a limited choice of hotels and guesthouses which range from expensive to very expensive but what can you do? Fortunately, we only had to make...


Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Arctic 78° North, Summer

Published: July 13, 2014
Length: 31:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Nitin Iyer

Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Arctic 78° North Northernmost permanent resident village on the planet. Summer - June, 2014.


Spitsbergen Guesthouse in Longyearbyen

Published: July 14, 2013
Length: 18:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Sheila Simkin

http://www.TravelsWithSheila.com I chose the Spitsbergen Guesthouse in Nybyen (a 20-minute walk from downtown) only because it was the least expensive choice available in Longyearbyen for one...


The Small Town of Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen Above the Arctic Circle

Published: July 14, 2013
Length: 50:24 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Sheila Simkin

http://www.TravelsWithSheila.com Longyearbyen has a population of a little over 2000 but is still Svalbard's largest populated area in the high Norwegian Arctic. There is an airport, school,...


Spitsbergen Travel presents dog sledding

Published: November 15, 2013
Length: 48:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Spitsbergen Travel AS

Enjoy the amazing Polar landscape and untouched wilderness around Longyearbyen as you experience the traditional method of transport on Spitsbergen. Choose your own Arctic adventure ...


Zaćmienie Słońca w Longyearbyen 20.03.2015

Published: March 20, 2015
Length: 10:42 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Dawid Guzenda


Day 2: Longyearbyen

Published: March 31, 2010
Length: 22:07 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Parker Liautaud

Parker gets in a little simulation time, skiing across Longyearbyen with the same weighted sled he'll be taking to the North Pole.


[Nils Travels #6] Longyearbyen

Published: September 26, 2014
Length: 17:09 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Nils Tillander

Discover the capital of Svalbard with me : Longyearbyen!


Arctic dogsledding with Svalbard huskies, Longyearbyen

Published: January 06, 2014
Length: 55:28 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: l33g0

Great winter activities with wonderful Svalbard huskies. First you get to know the Alaska huskies, then a team of six huskies is selected for you. Then you first get the two lead huskies and...


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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.

Svalbard Church

Svalbard Church is located in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway and is part of the Church of Norway and the world's most northern church. Built of wood, it was inaugurated in 1958. There was an older church that was destroyed during World War II. There is a minister and two other employees. There is no other church on Svalbard, but there is a Russian Orthodox chapel in Barentsburg. The minister visits other communities on Svalbard: Svea, and Ny-Ålesund.

Located at 78.2199, 15.6195 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Churches in Norway, Longyearbyen, Culture of Svalbard

Nybyen

Nybyen is a small settlement located on the southern outskirts of Longyearbyen, on the island of Spitsbergen, in the Svalbard archipelago of Norway. The name is Norwegian and translates as New Town.

Located at 78.2, 15.59 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Longyearbyen, Populated places established in 1946, Populated places in Svalbard, 1946 establishments in Norway

Longyeardalen

Longyeardalen is a valley and ravine located in Svalbard, Norway. It runs up as a side valley of Adventfjorden, a bay of the island of Spitsbergen. Longyeardalen is located between the mountains of Platåberget and Gruvefjellet. The town of Longyearbyen is located in the lower portions of the valley, which is named for the American industrialist John Munroe Longyear. The river of Longyearelva runs through the valley.

Located at 78.2083, 15.6067 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Valleys of Svalbard, Longyearbyen

Longyearelva

Longyearelva is a river which runs through the valley of Longyeardalen, passing through the town of Longyearbyen and draining into Adventfjorden on the island of Spitsbergen in Svalbard, Norway. It is named for the American industrialist John Munroe Longyear.

Located at 78.1983, 15.575 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Svalbard, Longyearbyen

Longyearbyen School

Longyearbyen School is a combined primary and secondary school located in and serving Longyearbyen, Norway. The school has about 270 pupils and 45 teachers.

Located at 78.21, 15.613 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Schools in Norway, Longyearbyen, 1920 establishments in Norway, Education in Svalbard

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Nybyen.

capture of the webcam Longyearbyen: Port

Longyearbyen: Port, Longyearbyen (source)

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Østre Sverdrupbyen