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Jan Mayen Government 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Jan Mayen Government 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Country name:
conventional long form: none
conventional short form: Jan Mayen
etymology: named after Dutch Captain Jan Jacobszoon MAY, one of the first explorers to reach the island in 1614

Dependency status:
territory of Norway; since August 1994, administered from Oslo through the county governor (fylkesmann) of Nordland; however, authority has been delegated to a station commander of the Norwegian Defense Communication Service; in 2010 Norway designated the majority of Jan Mayen as a nature reserve

Legal system:
the laws of Norway, where applicable, apply

Flag description:
the flag of Norway is used

NOTE: The information regarding Jan Mayen on this page is re-published from the 2017 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Jan Mayen Government 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Jan Mayen Government 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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