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Nuuk and Katuaq - Visit Greenland.jpg Nuuk Teletaarnet.jpg
Nuussuaq-district-nuuk-aerial.jpg Qernertunnguit.jpg
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Nuussuaq destrict o Nuuk wi the Sermitsiaq moontain in the backgrund
Banner o Nuuk
Coat o airms o Nuuk
Coat o airms
Nuuk is locatit in Greenland
Location within Greenland
Coordinates: 64°10′30″N 51°44′20″W / 64.17500°N 51.73889°W / 64.17500; -51.73889Coordinates: 64°10′30″N 51°44′20″W / 64.17500°N 51.73889°W / 64.17500; -51.73889
State  Denmark
Constituent kintra  Greenland
Municipality Sermersooq-coat-of-arms.png Sermersooq
Founded 29 August 1728
Incorporated 1728
 • Mayor Asii Chemnitz Narup (Inuit Ataqatigiit)
 • Ceety 690 km2 (265 sq mi)
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Population (2016)
 • Ceety 17,316[1] (Lairgest in Greenland)
 • Metro 18,040 (includin Qeqertarsuatsiaat an Kapisillit)
  Ceety an metropolitan population is co-extensive, the entire Metro aurie belangs tae Nuuk Ceety
Demonym(s) Nuummioq
Time zone Wastren Greenland Staundart (UTC−03:00)
 • Simmer (DST) Wastren Greenland Daylicht (UTC−02:00)
Postal code 3900

Nuuk (About this sound 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),[2] 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. Population in Greenland. CITYPOPULATION. Retrieved 23 Februar 2016. 
  2. Statistics Greenland, Greenland in Figures, 2010