By Vexen Crabtree 2013
|ISO3166-1 Codes||SJ, SJM, 7441|
“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.”
CIA's The World Factbook (2013)5
As a territory of Norway I do not have many specific statistics for this territory in its own right.
Current edition: 2013 May 01
Parent page: Compare International Statistics by Region and Continent
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(2013) World Factbook. The USA Government's Central Intelligence Agency (USA CIA) publishes The World Factbook, and the online version is frequently updated.
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