Greenland , GL

Greenland: Autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark

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Greenland Quick Facts

Population : 56,081
Country : Danish Realm, Greenland
Different from : Greenland
Head of government : Prime Minister of Greenland
Area : 2166086 km2
Official name : Kalaallit Nunaat
Continent : North America
Easternmost point : Point(-12.133331 81.516669)
Legislative body : Parliament of Greenland
Official language : Greenlandic
Capital : Nuuk
Establishment : January 01, 1979 (42 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−03:00, UTC−01:00, UTC±00:00, UTC−04:00, UTC−02:00
Local time : 15:44:29 (8th December 2021)
Greenland locator map
Location of Greenland
Coat of arms of Greenland coat of arms image
Coat of arms of Greenland
Coat of arms of Greenland coat of arms image

Geography

Greenland is located at 72°0'0"N 40°0'0"W (72.0000000, -40.0000000). It has 3 neighbors: Iceland, Norway and Canada.

Greenland map

The largest city of Greenland is Nuuk with a population of 18,326. . See all Greenland cities & populated places.

  • Kim Kielsen , 2014-12-10T00:00:00Z Siumut
  • Aleqa Hammond , 30 September, 2014 2013-04-05T00:00:00Z Siumut
  • Kuupik Kleist , 5 April, 2013 2009-06-12T00:00:00Z Inuit Ataqatigiit
  • Hans Enoksen , 12 June, 2009 2002-12-14T00:00:00Z Siumut
  • Jonathan Motzfeldt , 14 December, 2002 1997-09-19T00:00:00Z Siumut
  • Lars-Emil Johansen , 19 September, 1997 1991-03-18T00:00:00Z Siumut
  • Jonathan Motzfeldt , 18 March, 1991 1979-05-01T00:00:00Z Siumut

Greenland has 3 neighbours.

  • Republic of Iceland Independent country in Northern Europe, situated on an island in the far North Atlantic Ocean
  • Kingdom of Norway Independent country in northern Europe
  • Canada Independent country in North America

  • Kujalleq
  • Avannaata
  • Sermersooq
  • Northeast Greenland National Park
  • Qeqertalik
  • Qeqqata
  • Qaasuitsup

Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
1960 32,500 - census
1961 33,700 3.56% census
1962 35,000 3.71% census
1963 36,400 3.85% census
1964 37,600 3.19% census
1965 39,200 4.08% census
1966 40,500 3.21% census
1967 41,900 3.34% census
1968 43,400 3.46% census
1969 44,900 3.34% census
1970 46,400 3.23% census
1971 47,200 1.69% census
1972 48,300 2.28% census
1973 49,000 1.43% census
1974 49,500 1.01% census
1975 49,600 0.2% census
1976 49,700 0.2% census
1977 49,400 -0.61% census
1978 49,200 -0.41% census
1979 49,600 0.81% census
1980 50,200 1.2% census
1981 51,000 1.57% census
1982 51,500 0.97% census
1983 52,100 1.15% census
1984 52,700 1.14% census
1985 53,200 0.94% census
1986 53,500 0.56% census
1987 54,100 1.11% census
1988 54,800 1.28% census
1989 55,300 0.9% census
1990 55,600 0.54% census
1991 55,500 -0.18% census
1992 55,300 -0.36% census
1993 55,200 -0.18% census
1994 55,500 0.54% census
1995 55,800 0.54% census
1996 55,900 0.18% census
1997 56,000 0.18% census
1998 56,100 0.18% census
1999 56,100 0% census
2000 56,200 0.18% census
2001 56,350 0.27% census
2002 56,609 0.46% census
2003 56,765 0.27% census
2004 56,911 0.26% census
2005 56,935 0.04% census
2006 56,774 -0.28% census
2007 56,555 -0.39% census
2008 56,328 -0.4% census
2009 56,323 -0.01% census
2010 56,905 1.02% census
2011 56,890 -0.03% census
2012 56,810 -0.14% census
2013 56,483 -0.58% census
2014 56,295 -0.33% (Worldbank)
2015 56,114 -0.32% (Worldbank)
2016 56,186 0.13% (Worldbank)
2017 56,172 -0.02% (Worldbank)
2018 56,025 -0.26% census
2019 55,992 -0.06% census
2020 56,081 0.16% census

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Local Places in Greenland

Other places with the same name (3)