Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Svalbard instead of Wallis and Futuna, you would:

Geography

see 27.8 times more coastline


Wallis and Futuna has a total of 129 km of coastline. In Svalbard, that number is 3,587 km.

Svalbard: At a glance

Svalbard is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 62,045 sq km. First discovered by the Norwegians in the 12th century, the islands served as an international whaling base during the 17th and 18th centuries. Norway's sovereignty was recognized in 1920; five years later it officially took over the territory.

How big is Svalbard compared to Wallis and Futuna? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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