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Greenland

Greenland is the world's largest non-continental island, in the far northeast of , largely within the Arctic Circle. Although it is still part of the Kingdom of , it was granted self-government in 1979.
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is a city in in the Disko Bay just by the icefjord, from which it got its name.

is a settlement on the west coast of near the end of a fjord of the same name.

, also known by its Danish name of Godthåb, is the capital and administrative centre of , with a population of around 15,000.

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is a region of . Home to the capital, , this is the part of Greenland that you would probably think of if you've only seen the stereotypical picture.

The Southern coast of is jokingly nicknamed "Sineriak Bananeqarfik" by the locals.

The Far North of is sparsely inhabited and exceptionally cold.

The East Coast of is not as densely inhabited as the West, and is thus more of an "off the beaten track" destination than the west.

Greenland

  • Location:
  • Population: 56,400
  • Latitude of center: 72° or 72° north
  • Longitude of center: -40° or 40° west
  • Elevation: 3009 meters (9872 feet)
  • Capital:
  • Area: 2,166,086 km² (836,330 miles²)
  • Languages: Kalaallisut, Danish and English
  • Currency: Krone (DKK)
  • Phone code: 299
  • Internet domain: .gl
  • GeoNames ID: 3425505

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
  • Dutch: Groen-land
  • Dutch: Groenland
  • Dutch: 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
  • Hebrew: 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
  • Korean: 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
  • Persian: گرینلاند
  • Polish: Grenlandia
  • Portuguese: Groenlândia
  • Portuguese: 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
  • Ukrainian: Ґренландія
  • Urdu: گرین لینڈ
  • Vietnamese: Băng Đảo
  • Welsh: Yr Ynys Las
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Gerelandi
  • Zulu: i-Greenland
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