Southern Greenland

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The Southern coast of Greenland is jokingly nicknamed "Sineriak Bananeqarfik" by the locals. Still far from a tropical paradise, this is the region which experiences the least extreme temperatures.
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In Southern Greenland

Narsarsuaq is a village in Southern Greenland. The village is based around the airport, which was built in 1941 by the US military, but is now in commercial use.

Qassiarsuk is a settlement in Southern Greenland. This village is the place Erik the Red once had his settlement.

About Southern Greenland

  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  3,510
  • Latitide of center:  61° 31' 48" (61.53°) north
  • Longitude of center:  44° 7' 12" (44.12°) west
  • Average elevation:  1 meter (3 feet)
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Other Names for Southern Greenland

  • Kalaallisut:  Qaqortup Kommunia
  • Julianehaab Distrikt
  • Julianehåb
  • Julianehåb District
  • Qaqortoq

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