Western Greenland

Western Greenland 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.

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, also known by its Danish name of Godthåb, is the capital and administrative centre of , with a population of around 15,000. Photo: Pcziko, CC BY 2.5.

is the third largest city in , in the Disko Bay just by the icefjord, from which it got its name. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

, formerly known by its colonial name Holsteinsborg, is the capital and largest city of the municipality, and the second-largest city in Greenland, and the largest arctic city in North America. Photo: Chmee2, CC BY 3.0.

is a city in Western Greenland. is a town of about 1,300 people with another 1,300 residing in the surrounding settlements. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is a fishing town of about 1,200 in Western Greenland. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a settlement on the west coast of near the end of a fjord of the same name. Photo: Elgaard, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, formerly Rodebay or Rodebaai, is a settlement in the municipality, in western . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

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