Largest Cities in Greenland

Facts about Greenland

Official languages: Greenlandic, Danish, English
Capital: Nuuk (Godthåb)
Area: 2,166,086 km²
Population: 56,375 residents
Population density: 0.03 residents per km²
Currency: DKK
Internet TLD: .gl
ISO codes: GL, GRL, 304
The telephone code for Greenland is +299

Greenland is the largest island on earth and more than 6 times the size of Germany. Geographically, it is part of the Arctic North America, politically it is an autonomous part of the Kingdom of Denmark. The Autonomy Statute has existed since 1979, and Greenland has not been a member of the European Community since 1985. Greenland is completely independent domestically, but is represented by Denmark in all foreign affairs.

Population

Total population 57,616
Population growth rate -0.08%
Birth rate 14.40 births per 1,000 population
Life expectancy
Overall 71.54 years
Men 68.88 years
Women 74.33 years
Age structure
0-14 years 21.00%
15-64 years 69.43%
65 years and above 9.57%
Median age 33.70 years
Gender ratio 1.11 M / F
Population density 0.03 residents per km²
Urbanization 82.40%
Cities
Nuuk (Danish Godthåb) [capital] (F 2002) 14272
Ethnicities
88% Inuit, 12% Danes
Religions
Lutheran. Traditional Inuit myths
Human Development Index (HDI)
HDI ranking

 

Biggest Cities of Greenland by Population

# City Population Latitude Longitude
1 Nuuk, Greenland 14,909 64.1835 -51.7216
2 Sisimiut, Greenland 5,338 66.9395 -53.6735
3 Ilulissat, Greenland 4,524 69.2198 -51.0986
4 Qaqortoq, Greenland 3,335 60.7184 -46.0356
5 Aasiaat, Greenland 3,116 68.7098 -52.8699

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