Nuuk, also known by its Danish name of Godthåb, is the capital and administrative centre of , with a population of around 15,000. The city is sometimes accused of being rather soulless, with many high-rise blocks.

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  • Location: , ,
  • Population: 17,300
  • IATA airport code: GOH
  • United Nations Location Code: GL GOH
  • Latitude: 64° 11' 0.9" (64.1836°) north
  • Longitude: 51° 43' 17.4" (51.7215°) west
  • Elevation: 5 meters (16 feet)
  • Wikidata: Nuuk
  • Wikimedia Commons: Nuuk

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Arabic: نوك, Armenian: Նուուկ, Belarusian: Горад Нук, Bulgarian: Нуук, Chechen: Нуук, Chinese: 努克, Chuvash: Нуук, Danish: Godthåb, Esperanto: Nuko, Finnish: Nuuk (Godthåb), French: Nuuk, French: Nuuk (Godthåb), Georgian: ნუუკი, German: Nuuk, German: Nuuk (Godthåb), Greek: Nuuk (Godthåb), Greek: Νουούκ, Hebrew: נואוק, Ido: Godthab, Inuktitut: ᓅᒃ, Italian: Nuuk, Italian: Nuuk (Godthåb), Japanese: ヌーク, Kazakh: Нуук, Komi: Нук, Korean: 누크
Latvian: Nūka, Lithuanian: Nukas, Macedonian: Нук, Marathi: नूक, Mongolian: Нуук, Old English (ca. 450-1100): Godhopa, Oriya (macrolanguage): ନୁକ, Ossetian: Нуук, Panjabi: ਨੂਕ, Persian: نوک, Portuguese: Nuuk, Russian: Нуук, Samogitian: Nuuks, Serbian: Нук, Spanish: Nuuk, Swedish: Nuuk (Godthåb), Tamil: நூக், Tatar: Нуук, Thai: นุก, Ukrainian: Нуук, Urdu: نوک, Yakut: Нуук, Yue Chinese: 努克, Godthaab, Nuk

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