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Greenland is the world's largest non-continental island, in the far northeast of North America, largely within the Arctic Circle. Although it is still part of the Kingdom of Denmark, it was granted self-government effective in 1979, more recently it voted for more autonomy, in effect making it a separate country with formal ties to Denmark, and a member of the Nordic Council.

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Ilulissat is a city in Western Greenland. Located in the Disco Bay just by the icefjord, from which it has gotten its name, Ilulissat has one of the most beautiful settings for a great Greenlandic experience.
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Kangerlussuaq is a settlement on the west coast of Greenland near the end of a fjord of the same name.
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Destinations

Western Greenland is a region of Greenland. Home to the capital, Nuuk, this is the part of Greenland that you would probably think of if you've only seen the stereotypical picture.
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The Southern coast of Greenland is jokingly nicknamed "Sineriak Bananeqarfik" by the locals.
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The East Coast of Greenland is not as densely inhabited as the West, and is thus more of an "off the beaten track" destination than the west.
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The Far North of Greenland is sparsely inhabited and exceptionally cold.
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Greenland

  • Location: 
  • Population:  56,400
  • Latitude of center:  72° north
  • Longitude of center:  40° west
  • Average elevation:  3,009 meters (9,872 feet)
  • Capital:  Nuuk
  • Area:  2,166,086 km² (836,330 miles²)
  • Languages:  Kalaallisut, Danish, English
  • Currency:  Krone (DKK)
  • Phone code:  299
  • Internet domain:  .gl
  • Wikidata:  Greenland
  • DMOZ Open Directory:  Greenland
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Greenland

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Other Names for Greenland

  • Afrikaans:  Groenland
  • Akan:  Greenman
  • Amharic:  ግሪንላንድ
  • Arabic:  غرينلاند
  • Azerbaijani:  Qrinland
  • Bambara:  Gɔrɔhenelandi
  • Basque:  Groenlandia
  • Belarusian:  Грэнландыя
  • Bengali:  গ্রীনল্যান্ড
  • Bosnian:  Grenland
  • Breton:  Greunland
  • Bulgarian:  Гренландия
  • Burmese:  ဂရင်းလန်း
  • Catalan:  Grenlàndia
  • Chinese:  格陵兰
  • Croatian:  Grenland
  • Czech:  Grónsko
  • Danish:  Grønland
  • Dutch:  Groen-Landt, Groen-land, Groenland, Groenlandt
  • Esperanto:  Gronlando
  • Estonian:  Gröönimaa
  • Ewe:  Grinland nutome
  • Faroese:  Grønland
  • Finnish:  Grönlanti
  • French:  Groenland
  • Fulah:  Gorwendland
  • Galician:  Grenlandia
  • Ganda:  Gurenelandi
  • Georgian:  გრენლანდია
  • German:  Grönland
  • Greek:  Γροιλανδία
  • Gujarati:  ગ્રીનલેન્ડ
  • Hausa:  Grinlan
  • Hebrew:  גרינלנד, גרנלנד
  • Hindi:  ग्रीनलैण्ड
  • Hungarian:  Grönland
  • Icelandic:  Grænland
  • Indonesian:  Grinlandia
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association):  Groenlandia
  • Irish:  An Ghraonlainn
  • Italian:  Groenlandia
  • Japanese:  グリーンランド
  • Kalaallisut:  Kalaallit Nunaat
  • Kannada:  ಗ್ರೀನ್‌ಲ್ಯಾಂಡ್
  • Kikuyu:  Grinlandi
  • Korean:  그린란드, 그린랜드
  • Kurdish:  گرینلاند
  • Latvian:  Grenlande
  • Lingala:  Gowelande
  • Lithuanian:  Grenlandija
  • Low German:  Gröönland
  • Luba-Katanga:  Ngowelande
  • Macedonian:  Гренланд
  • Malagasy:  Groenland
  • Malayalam:  ഗ്രീന്‍ലാന്‍റ്
  • Maltese:  Grinlandja
  • Marathi:  ग्रीनलंड
  • Nepali (macrolanguage):  ग्रिनल्याण्ड
  • Northern Sami:  Kalaallit Nunaat
  • Norwegian Bokmål:  Grønland
  • Norwegian Nynorsk:  Grønland
  • Oriya (macrolanguage):  ଗ୍ରୀନଲ୍ୟାଣ୍ଡ
  • Persian:  گروئنلند, گرینلاند
  • Polish:  Grenlandia
  • Portuguese:  Groenlândia, Gronelândia
  • Romanian:  Groenlanda
  • Romansh:  Grönlanda
  • Rundi:  Gurunilandi
  • Russian:  Гренландия
  • Sango:  Gorolânde
  • Serbian:  Гренланд
  • Sinhala:  ග්‍රීන්ලන්තය
  • Slovak:  Grónsko
  • Slovenian:  Grenlandija
  • Spanish:  Groenlandia
  • Swahili (macrolanguage):  Grinlandi
  • Swedish:  Grönland
  • Tamil:  கிரீன்லாந்து
  • Telugu:  గ్రీన్లేండ్
  • Thai:  กรีนแลนด์
  • Tigrinya:  ግሪንላንድ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands):  Kulinileni
  • Turkish:  Grönland
  • Ukrainian:  Гренландія, Ґренландія
  • Urdu:  گرین لینڈ
  • Vietnamese:  Băng Đảo
  • Welsh:  Yr Ynys Las
  • Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède Gerelandi
  • Zulu:  i-Greenland

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