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Auld toun an harbor o Ilulissat
Auld toun an harbor o Ilulissat
Offeecial logo o Ilulissat
Coat o airms
Location of Ilulissat
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 Kingdom of Denmark
Constituent kintra Greenland
MunicipalityQaasuitsup-coat-of-arms.svg Qaasuitsup
First mention16t century
Ceety Status16t century
 • MayorOle Dorph (S)
 • City11.25 km2 (4.34 sq mi)
 • Metro
47.000 km2 (18.147 sq mi)
Highest elevation
2,010 m (6,590 ft)
Lawest elevation
1 m (3 ft)
 (2014 (ceety, settlements))[3]
 • Ceety4,893
 • Density430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
 • Urban
4,530 (Ceety o Ilulissat)
 • Metro
363 (Settlements: Ilimanaq, Oqaatsut, Qeqertaq an Saqqaq)
 • Metro density129,48/km2 (33,540/sq mi)
 • Ethnicity
90.98% Greenlandic
9.02% Other[2]
Time zoneUTC-3 (WGT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-2 (WGST)
Postal code
Aurie code(s)(+299) 94

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 dounset 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 (PDF). Statistics Greenland. ISBN 978-87-986787-7-9. ISSN 1602-5709. Retrieved 5 September 2013.