Bouvet Island

Bouvet Island


Capital: N/A

Population: Uninhabited

Area: 49 km2 or 19 mi2

Political Information: Dependant Territory

Official Religion: N/A

Highest Mountain: Olav Peak at 780m or 2,559ft



Time Zone (GMT/UTC): GMT


Leaders: Has the Norwegian Monarch (Harald V) and is administered by the Norwegian Polar Affairs Department.

Additional: Bouvet Island is the most remote island on earth with the nearest inhabited land mass approximately 1,404 miles or 2260 kilometres away. The Island was discovered by Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier on January 1, 1739.


Sources: CIA World Fact Book, Encyclopaedia Britannica.

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