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Where is Greenland?

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Located in the continent of North America, Greenland covers 2,166,086 square kilometers of land, making it the 12th largest nation in terms of land area.

Greenland is a dependant territory of Denmark. The population of Greenland is 57,695 (2012) and the nation has a density of 0 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Greenland is the Danish Krone (DKK). As well, the people of Greenland are refered to as Greenlandic.

The dialing code for the country is 299 and the top level internet domain for Greenlandic sites is .gl.

Greenland does not share land borders with any countries.

To learn more, visit our detailed Greenland section.

Quick facts

Population 57,695
Density 0.0 / km2 ( 0.1 / mi2 )
Languages Danish, Kalaallisut
Capital Nuuk (Sermersooq)
Currency Danish Krone
GDP 1,267,711,816 (2009 data)
GDP per Capita 21,973 (2009 data)
Land Area 2,166,086 km2 (836,330 mi2)
Minimum Longitude -73.100
Maximum Longitude -11.410
Mininum Latitude 59.610
Maximum Latitude 83.640

What is the capital of Greenland?

map showing the location of Greenland
Location of Nuuk on a map.

Nuuk is the capital city of Greenland. It has a population of 14,798, and is located on a latitue of 64.18 and longitude of -51.72.

Quick Facts About Nuuk, the Capital Of Greenland

City Nuuk
Country Greenland
Population 14,798
Longitude -51.72157000
Latitude 64.18347000
Elevation 1 meters over sea level

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.