The worldâs northernmost city â and Svalbardâs only town with more than a handful of inhabitants â Longyearbyen is the base for tourism in Svalbard. We took a Maxi Taxi guided tour and learned these fun facts about Longyearbyen:
Long Johns and Longyearbyen: 14 Facts About Svalbard's Capital
On Top of the World in the North Pole - Longyearbyen Norway - Longyearbyen is 78 degrees north of the top of the world. It has the most northern civilian population of 2642 people and 3500 polar bears. So there are more polar bears than people!