Ilulissat

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Ilulissat
Jakobshavn
Auld toun an harbor o Ilulissat

Coat o airms
Coordinates: 69°13′N 51°06′W / 69.217°N 51.100°W / 69.217; -51.100Coordinates: 69°13′N 51°06′W / 69.217°N 51.100°W / 69.217; -51.100
State Template:Kintra data Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent kintra  Greenland
Municipality Qaasuitsup-coat-of-arms.svg Qaasuitsup
First mention 16t century
Ceety Status 16t century
Government
 • Mayor Ole Dorph (S)
Area[1]
 • City 11.25 km2 (4.34 sq mi)
 • Metro 47.000 km2 (18.147 sq mi)
Highest elevation 2,010 m (6,590 ft)
Lowest elevation 1 m (3 ft)
Population (2014 (ceety, settlements))[3]
 • City 4,893
 • Density 430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
 • Urban 4,530 (Ceety o Ilulissat)
 • Metro 363 (Settlements: Ilimanaq, Oqaatsut, Qeqertaq an Saqqaq)
 • Metro density 129,48/km2 (33,540/sq mi)
 • Ethnicity 90.98% Greenlandic
9.02% Other[2]
Time zone WGT (UTC-3)
 • Summer (DST) WGST (UTC-2)
Postal code 3952
Area code(s) (+299) 94
Website www.ilulissat.gl

Ilulissat,[4] formerly Jakobshavn, is a toun in the Qaasuitsup municipality in wastren Greenland, locatit approximately 200 km (120 mi) north o the Arctic Circle. Wi the population o 4,541 as o 2013,[5] it is the third-lairgest settlement in Greenland, efter Nuuk an Sisimiut.

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Ilulissat is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Den Store Danske: Areal fordelt efter kommune / region". Naatsorsueqqissaartarfik. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  2. Naatsorsueqqissaartarfik: Naatsorsueqqissaartarfik, table BEDST3', period 2014
  3. "Naatsorsueqqissaartarfik: Ilulissat City/Settlements (Ilulissat Municipality, Qaasuitsup Kommunia), 2014 (table: BEDST3)". Statistics Greenland. Retrieved 14 February 2014. 
  4. The name is sometimes spelled Ilulisat.
  5. Greenland in Figures 2013. Statistics Greenland. ISBN 978-87-986787-7-9. ISSN 1602-5709. Retrieved 5 September 2013.