Bouvet Island

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Country overview: 

Short nameBOUVET ISLAND
ISO codeBV
FIPS codeBV
LanguageNorwegian (no)
Time zone
Capitalnone

 

British possession until 1930-02-27, when it was amicably transferred to Norway as a dependency. Included here only to conform to the standards.

Other names of country: 

  1. Danish: Bouvet°en
  2. Dutch: Bouvet
  3. Finnish: Bouvet'nsaari
  4. French: ╬le f Bouvet
  5. German: Bouvetinsel
  6. Icelandic: Bouveteyja
  7. Italian: Isola Bouvet
  8. Norwegian: Bouvet°ya
  9. Portuguese: Ilha Bouvet
  10. Russian: Буве
  11. Spanish: Isla Bouvet
  12. Swedish: Bouvet÷n
  13. Turkish: Bouvet Adası

Origin of name: 

Discovered by French navigator Jean-Baptiste Bouvet de Lozier

Primary subdivisions: 

Bouvet Island has no known administrative divisions.

CountryHASCPopulationArea(km.²)Area(mi.²)
Bouvet IslandBV.BV05822
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