Nuuk

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.
Photo: Algkalv, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Aerodrome
(Greenlandic: Mittarfik Nuuk; Danish: Godthåb Lufthavn; is an airport serving Nuuk, the capital of . Photo: Algkalv, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Theatre
is a cultural centre in Nuuk, . It is used for concerts, exhibitions, conferences, and as a cinema. Photo: Alankomaat, Public domain.

Museum
The is located in Nuuk, the capital of . Photo: davidstanleytravel, CC BY 2.0.

Museum
is a national museum in , located in Nuuk, the capital. Photo: Peter Løvstrøm, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is a district of Nuuk, the capital of . Photo: Nanopixi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
is a district of Nuuk, the capital of , It is located in the northern part of the city, west and southwest of , approximately 4 km outside the city center. Photo: Algkalv, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Neighborhood
is a neighborhood of Nuuk, the capital of . Photo: Algkalv, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Nuuk

Latitude
64.1836° or 64° 11' 0.9" north
Longitude
-51.7215° or 51° 43' 17.4" west
Open Location Code
98PC57MH+CC
Population
18,300
IATA airport code
GOH
United Nations Location Code
GL GOH
Elevation
5 metres (16 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 992046822
Geo­Names ID
3421319
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Also Known As

  • Afar: Nuuk
  • Afrikaans: Godthåb
  • Afrikaans: Nuk
  • Afrikaans: Nuuk
  • Afrikaans: Nûk
  • Akan: Nuuk
  • Albanian: Godthåb
  • Albanian: Nuk
  • Albanian: Nuuk
  • Albanian: Nûk
  • Amharic: ኑክ
  • Arabic: Nuuk
  • Arabic: نوك
  • Aragonese: Nuuk
  • Armenian: Nûk
  • Armenian: Նուուկ
  • Arpitan: Nuuk
  • Asturian: Godthåb
  • Asturian: Nuk
  • Asturian: Nuuk
  • Asturian: Nûk
  • Aymara: Nuuk
  • Azerbaijani: Godthåb
  • Azerbaijani: Nuk
  • Azerbaijani: Nuuk
  • Azerbaijani: Nûk
  • Bambara: Nuuk
  • Banjar: Nuuk
  • Basque: Godthåb
  • Basque: Nuk
  • Basque: Nuuk
  • Bavarian: Godthåb
  • Bavarian: Nuk
  • Bavarian: Nuuk
  • Bavarian: Nûk
  • Belarusian: Гатхоб
  • Belarusian: Нук
  • Belarusian: Нуук
  • Bengali: নুউক
  • Bengali: নুক
  • Bislama: Nuuk
  • Bosnian: Nuuk
  • Brahui: Nuuk
  • Breton: Godthåb
  • Breton: Nuuk
  • Breton: Nûk
  • Bulgarian: Нуук
  • Catalan: Godthåb
  • Catalan: Nuk
  • Catalan: Nuuk
  • Catalan: Nûk
  • Cebuano: Godthåb
  • Cebuano: Nuk
  • Cebuano: Nuuk (ulohang dakbayan)
  • Cebuano: Nuuk
  • Cebuano: Nûk
  • Central Bikol: Nuuk
  • Chamorro: Nuuk
  • Chavacano: Nuk
  • Chavacano: Nuuk
  • Chavacano: Nûk
  • Chechen: Нуук
  • Cherokee: Nuuk
  • Cheyenne: Nuuk
  • Chimborazo Highland Quichua: Nuuk
  • Chinese: Nuuk
  • Chinese: 努克
  • Chinese: 哥特哈布
  • Chinese: 戈特霍布
  • Choctaw: Nuuk
  • Chuvash: Нуук
  • Corsican: Nuk
  • Corsican: Nuuk
  • Corsican: Nûk
  • Cree: Nuuk
  • Creek: Nuuk
  • Crimean Tatar: Nuuk
  • Croatian: Nuk
  • Croatian: Nuuk
  • Croatian: Nûk
  • Czech: Godthaab
  • Czech: Godthåb
  • Czech: Nuk
  • Czech: Nuuk
  • Czech: Nûk
  • Danish: Godthåb
  • Danish: Nuuk
  • Danish: Nûk
  • Dimli (individual language): Nuk
  • Dimli (individual language): Nuuk
  • Dimli (individual language): Nûk
  • Dutch: Godthåb
  • Dutch: Nuk
  • Dutch: Nuuk
  • Dutch: Nûk
  • Eastern Canadian Inuktitut: Nuuk
  • Egyptian Arabic: نوك
  • English: Godthåb
  • English: Nuk
  • English: Nûk
  • Esperanto: Godthåb
  • Esperanto: Nuk
  • Esperanto: Nuko
  • Esperanto: Nuuk
  • Esperanto: Nûk
  • Estonian: Godthåb
  • Estonian: Nuuk
  • Estonian: Nûk
  • Ewe: Nuuk
  • Extremaduran: Nuuk
  • Faroese: Godthåb
  • Faroese: Nuk
  • Faroese: Nuuk
  • Faroese: Nûk
  • Fiji Hindi: Nuuk
  • Fijian: Nuuk
  • Finnish: Godthåb
  • Finnish: Nook
  • Finnish: Nuk
  • Finnish: Nuuk (Godthåb)
  • Finnish: Nuuk
  • Finnish: Nûk
  • French: Godthåb
  • French: Nuk
  • French: Nuuk
  • French: Nuuk (Godthåb)
  • French: Nûk
  • Friulian: Nuuk
  • Fulah: Nuuk
  • Gagauz: Nuuk
  • Galician: Godthåb
  • Galician: Nuk
  • Galician: Nuuk
  • Galician: Nûk
  • Georgian: Nûk
  • Georgian: ნუუკი
  • German: Godthåb
  • German: Nuk
  • German: Nuuk
  • German: Nuuk (Godthåb)
  • German: Nûk
  • Gheg Albanian: Nuuk
  • Gothic: Nuuk
  • Greek: Nuuk (Godthåb)
  • Greek: Nûk
  • Greek: Νουούκ
  • Guarani: Nuuk
  • Gujarati: નૂક
  • Haitian: Nuuk
  • Hakka Chinese: Nuuk
  • Hausa: Nuuk
  • Hawaiian: Nuuk
  • Hebrew: נואוק
  • Hebrew: נוק
  • Herero: Nuuk
  • Hindi: नुक
  • Hiri Motu: Nuuk
  • Hungarian: Nuk
  • Hungarian: Nuuk
  • Hungarian: Nûk
  • Icelandic: Godthåb
  • Icelandic: Nuk
  • Icelandic: Nuuk
  • Icelandic: Nûk
  • Ido: Godthab
  • Ido: Nuk
  • Ido: Nuuk
  • Ido: Nûk
  • Igbo: Nuuk
  • Iloko: Nuuk
  • Inari Sami: Nuuk
  • Indonesian: Nuuk
  • Indonesian: Nûk
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Nuuk
  • Interlingue: Nuuk
  • Interlingue: Nûk
  • Inuktitut: ᓅᒃ
  • Inupiaq: Nuuk
  • Irish: Godthåb
  • Irish: Nuuk
  • Irish: Nûk
  • Italian: Godthåb
  • Italian: Nuk
  • Italian: Nuuk (Godthåb)
  • Italian: Nuuk
  • Italian: Nûk
  • Jamaican Creole English: Nuuk
  • Japanese: ヌーク
  • Javanese: Nuuk
  • Kabyle: Nuuk
  • Kadazan Dusun: Nuuk
  • Kalaallisut: Godthåb
  • Kalaallisut: Nuk
  • Kalaallisut: Nuuk
  • Kalaallisut: Nûk
  • Kannada: ನುಕ್
  • Kanuri: Nuuk
  • Kara-Kalpak: Nuuk
  • Kashubian: Nuuk
  • Kazakh: Nuuk
  • Kazakh: Нуук
  • Kazakh: Нуук қаласы
  • Kazakh: Нүүк
  • Kikuyu: Nuuk
  • Kinaray-A: Nuuk
  • Kinyarwanda: Godthåb
  • Kinyarwanda: Nuuk
  • Kinyarwanda: Nûk
  • Komi: Нук
  • Kongo: Nuuk
  • Korean: 누크
  • Kuanyama: Nuuk
  • Kurdish: Nuuk
  • Kölsch: Nuuk
  • Ladino: Godthåb
  • Ladino: Nuk
  • Ladino: Nuuk
  • Ladino: Nûk
  • Latgalian: Nuuk
  • Latin: Godthåb
  • Latin: Nuk
  • Latin: Nuuk
  • Latin: Nûk
  • Latvian: Nuk
  • Latvian: Nuuka
  • Latvian: Nûk
  • Latvian: Nūka
  • Laz: Nuuk
  • Ligurian: Nuuk
  • Limburgan: Nuuk
  • Lingala: Nuuk
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Nuuk
  • Lithuanian: Godthåb
  • Lithuanian: Nuk
  • Lithuanian: Nukas
  • Lithuanian: Nuuk
  • Lithuanian: Nûk
  • Lojban: Nuuk
  • Lombard: Nuuk
  • Low German: Godthåb
  • Low German: Nuk
  • Low German: Nuuk
  • Low German: Nûk
  • Lower Silesian: Nuuk
  • Lower Sorbian: Nuuk
  • Lozi: Nuuk
  • Lushai: Nuuk
  • Luxembourgish: Nuk
  • Luxembourgish: Nuuk
  • Luxembourgish: Nûk
  • Macedo-Romanian: Godthåb
  • Macedo-Romanian: Nuuk
  • Macedo-Romanian: Nûk
  • Macedonian: Нук
  • Mainfränkisch: Nuuk
  • Malay: Godthåb
  • Malay: Nuuk
  • Malay: Nûk
  • Malayalam: ന്യൂക്
  • Maltese: Nuuk
  • Manx: Godthåb
  • Manx: Nuk
  • Manx: Nuuk
  • Manx: Nûk
  • Maori: Godthåb
  • Maori: Nuuk
  • Maori: Nûk
  • Mapudungun: Nuuk
  • Marathi: नूक
  • Megleno Romanian: Nuuk
  • Min Dong Chinese: Nuuk
  • Min Nan Chinese: Godthåb
  • Min Nan Chinese: Nuuk
  • Min Nan Chinese: Nûk
  • Minangkabau: Nuuk
  • Mingrelian: ნუუკი
  • Mirandese: Nuuk
  • Mongolian: Нуук
  • Narom: Nuuk
  • Nauru: Nuuk
  • Navajo: Nuuk
  • Ndonga: Nuuk
  • Neapolitan: Nuuk
  • Nepali: नुक
  • Northern Frisian: Godthåb
  • Northern Frisian: Nuk
  • Northern Frisian: Nuuk
  • Northern Frisian: Nûk
  • Northern Sami: Godthåb
  • Northern Sami: Nuk
  • Northern Sami: Nuuk
  • Northern Sami: Nûk
  • Norwegian: Nuuk
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Godthåb
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nuk
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nuuk
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nûk
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Godthåb
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Nuk
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Nuuk
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Nûk
  • Novial: Nuuk
  • Novial: Nûk
  • Nyanja: Nuuk
  • Occitan (post 1500): Godthåb
  • Occitan (post 1500): Nuuk
  • Occitan (post 1500): Nûk
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Godhopa
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Godthåb
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Nuuk
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Nûk
  • Oriya: ନୁକ
  • Oromo: Nuuk
  • Ossetian: Нуук
  • Pampanga: Nuuk
  • Pangasinan: Nuuk
  • Panjabi: ਨੂਕ
  • Papiamento: Nuuk
  • Papiamento: Nûk
  • Pedi: Nuuk
  • Pennsylvania German: Nuuk
  • Persian: نوک
  • Pfaelzisch: Nuuk
  • Picard: Godthåb
  • Picard: Nuk
  • Picard: Nuuk
  • Picard: Nûk
  • Piemontese: Godthåb
  • Piemontese: Nuuk
  • Piemontese: Nûk
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Godthåb
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Nuk
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Nuuk
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Nûk
  • Plautdietsch: Nuuk
  • Polish: Godthåb
  • Polish: Nuk
  • Polish: Nuuk
  • Polish: Nûk
  • Portuguese: Godthåb
  • Portuguese: Nuk
  • Portuguese: Nuuk
  • Portuguese: Nûk
  • Prussian: Nuuk
  • Quechua: Nuuk
  • Romanian: Godthåb
  • Romanian: Nuk
  • Romanian: Nuuk
  • Romanian: Nûk
  • Romansh: Nuuk
  • Rundi: Nuuk
  • Russian: Нуук
  • Samoan: Nuuk
  • Samogitian: Godthåb
  • Samogitian: Nuk
  • Samogitian: Nuuk
  • Samogitian: Nuuks
  • Samogitian: Nûk
  • Sango: Nuuk
  • Santali: Nuuk
  • Sardinian: Nuuk
  • Sassarese Sardinian: Nuuk
  • Saterfriesisch: Nuuk
  • Scots: Godthåb
  • Scots: Nuk
  • Scots: Nuuk
  • Scots: Nûk
  • Scottish Gaelic: Nuuk
  • Serbian: Nuuk
  • Serbian: Нук
  • Serbo-Croatian: Godthåb
  • Serbo-Croatian: Nuuk
  • Serbo-Croatian: Nûk
  • Seri: Nuuk
  • Shona: Nuuk
  • Sicilian: Godthåb
  • Sicilian: Nuk
  • Sicilian: Nuuk
  • Sicilian: Nûk
  • Silesian: Nuuk
  • Sinhala: නූක්
  • Slovak: Godthåb
  • Slovak: Nuk
  • Slovak: Nuuk
  • Slovak: Nûk
  • Slovenian: Godthåb
  • Slovenian: Nuk
  • Slovenian: Nuuk
  • Slovenian: Nûk
  • Somali: Nuuk
  • Southern Sami: Nuuk
  • Southern Sotho: Nuuk
  • Spanish: Godthåb
  • Spanish: Nuk
  • Spanish: Nuuk
  • Spanish: Nûk
  • Sranan Tongo: Nuuk
  • Swahili: Nuuk
  • Swahili: Nûk
  • Swedish: Godthåb
  • Swedish: Nuk
  • Swedish: Nuuk (Godthåb)
  • Swedish: Nuuk
  • Swedish: Nûk
  • Swiss German: Nuuk
  • Tachelhit: Nuuk
  • Tagalog: Nuuk
  • Tagalog: Nûk
  • Tahitian: Nuuk
  • Tajik: Nuuk
  • Tajik: Нуук
  • Tamil: நியூக்
  • Tamil: நூக்
  • Tarifit: Nuuk
  • Tatar: Nuuk
  • Tatar: Нуук
  • Telugu: న్యూక్
  • Tetum: Nuuk
  • Thai: นุก
  • Tok Pisin: Nuuk
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Nuuk
  • Tornedalen Finnish: Nuuk
  • Tsonga: Nuuk
  • Tswana: Nuuk
  • Tumbuka: Nuuk
  • Turkish: Godthåb
  • Turkish: Nuk
  • Turkish: Nuuk
  • Turkish: Nûk
  • Turkmen: Nuk
  • Turkmen: Nuuk
  • Turkmen: Nûk
  • Turoyo: Nuuk
  • Uighur: Nuuk
  • Ukrainian: Нуук
  • Upper Sorbian: Nuuk
  • Urdu: نوک
  • Uzbek: Godthåb
  • Uzbek: Nuk
  • Uzbek: Nuuk
  • Uzbek: Nûk
  • Venda: Nuuk
  • Venetian: Nuuk
  • Veps: Nuuk
  • Vietnamese: Godthåb
  • Vietnamese: Nuuk
  • Vietnamese: Nûk
  • Vlaams: Nuuk
  • Vlax Romani: Nuuk
  • Volapük: Nuuk
  • Votic: Nuuk
  • Walloon: Nuuk
  • Waray (Philippines): Godthåb
  • Waray (Philippines): Nuk
  • Waray (Philippines): Nuuk
  • Waray (Philippines): Nûk
  • Welsh: Godthåb
  • Welsh: Nuk
  • Welsh: Nuuk
  • Welsh: Nûk
  • Western Frisian: Godthåb
  • Western Frisian: Nuk
  • Western Frisian: Nuuk
  • Western Frisian: Nûk
  • Western Panjabi: نُوک
  • Wolof: Nuuk
  • Wu Chinese: 努克
  • Xhosa: Nuuk
  • Yakut: Нуук
  • Yoruba: Godthåb
  • Yoruba: Nuk
  • Yoruba: Nuuk
  • Yoruba: Nûk
  • Yue Chinese: 努克
  • Zeeuws: Nuuk
  • Zhuang: Nuuk
  • Zulu: Nuuk

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