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Bouvet Island Government - 2024


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Country name

conventional long form: none

conventional short form: Bouvet Island

etymology: named after the French naval officer Jean-Baptiste Charles BOUVET who discovered the island in 1739

note: pronounced boo-vay i-land

Dependency status

territory of Norway; administered by the Polar Department of the Ministry of Justice and Oslo Police

Legal system

the laws of Norway apply where applicable

Flag description

the flag of Norway is used

NOTE: The information regarding Bouvet Island on this page is re-published from the 2024 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bouvet Island 2024 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bouvet Island 2024 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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