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Nuuk (Aboot this soond pronunciation , translatit: "The peninsula", Dens: Godthåb, translatit: "Guid howp") is the caipital o Greenland, the northrenmaist caipital in North Americae an the lairgest ceety in Greenland. Locatit on a island in the Nuup Kangerlua fjord, the ceety lies on the eastren shore o the Labrador Sea an on the wast coast o Sermersooq. Nuuk is a lairger cultural an economic centre for Greenland. The caipital is naurest tae the ceeties o Iqaluit an St. John's in Canadae, an Reykjavík in Iceland.

Nuuk is the seat o govrenment for the Sermersooq municipality. It haes a population o 15,469 (as o Januar 2010),[1] makkin it ane o the smawest caipital ceeties in the warld bi population.

Twin towns and sister cities[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Statistics Greenland, Greenland in Figures, 2010

Coordinates: 64°10′30″N 51°44′00″W / 64.175°N 51.7333°W / 64.175; -51.7333