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Greenland Flag Greenland (Danish: Gr&oaslash;nland; Kalaallisut: Kalaallit Nunaat) is an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark. Located in the North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, Greenland is geographically part of North America, but has long been culturally associated with Europe, and especially Denmark and Norway.

As of 2009, the population of Greenland was estimated as being 57,600 The country's capital and largest town is Nuuk (Danish: Godthåb), which, as of 2009, had an estimated population of 15,105, with a total of 18,039 people living in the settlement and immediately surrounding area.

Greenland Country Details


Country Name Greenland
Political Status An autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark
Geographic Location North America
Flag Greenland Flag
Principal Language Danish
Capital Nuuk


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Greenland History and Culture, Tourism and Travel Guide: Government, Politics, Economy, People and Tradition, Locations, Sights, Destinations, Environment, Dressing, Holiday resort information
By Leo Abbott

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Paperback (186 pages)

Greenland History and Culture, Tourism and Travel Guide: Government, Politics, Economy, People and Tradition, Locations, Sights, Destinations, Environment, Dressing, Holiday resort information
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History of Greenland, this country is not familiar with too many people, although Greenland is a country that serves lots of interest, this book on Greenland provides you the information on the countries environment, government system, Politics, tourism and the people’s culture and tradition. Overview: Greenland was probably originally settled by descendants of the present Inuit culture, who identify the island as Kalaalit Nunaat—meaning "land of the people"—in their native language. It received the name Greenland from Norse explorer Eiríkur Rauðe Þorvaldsson (known today as Erik the Red). He sailed from Iceland to the island in 982 C.E. and spent the next three years farming a plot of land along the southern coastline.
Greenland - The End of the World
By Damjan Koncnik

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Greenland - The End of the World
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This book is not about a world-conquering superhero.
Nor will it help make you one.
These are the travels of an everyday man, inviting you to come break away from the everyday.
Welcome to Greenland -- We hope you enjoy the trip!...
Northern Lights: A Practical Travel Guide (Bradt Travel Guide)
By Polly Evans

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An updated second edition of Bradt's practical guide to thebest places to view the Northern Lights. The Northern Lights are one of theworld's most spectacular natural phenomena, arguably the greatest light showyou'll ever see. They are also one of the major tourist draws of the Arctic andsub-Arctic winter. This book covers information on everything from how tophotograph the aurora to what to wear, and how to understand northern lightsforecasting, as well as the science behind the aurora and the auroral oval. Italso details the best locations from which the aurora can be viewed, covering,in Europe, Scandinavia, Lapland, Iceland and Greenland. New for this secondedition is coverage of viewing points in Canada and Alaska. In addition, theguide provides information on tour operators offering northern lights packages.Bradt's Northern Lights is the only guidebook that caters to thelarge number of people whose dream is to see the aurora borealis.

Greenland & The Arctic (Lonely Planet Travel Guides)
By Etain O'Carroll

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Kayak past towering icebergs, dog-sled frozen tundra to picture-postcard villages, marvel at the midnight sun or dancing northern lights – Greenland and the Arctic are the perfect backdrop to an unforgettable experience. Whether you crave quiet solitude or bold adventure, this inspiring and practical guide takes you to the heart of the cold north.

Exploring Made Easy – slumber in colorful cottages, dine on reindeer or sail the coast in style, with our extensive, practical listings

Plan Your Adventure – inspiring itineraries for exploring the Arctic Circle, from Lapland to Deadhorse, Nuuk to the North Pole

Get Beneath The Surface – topical coverage of cultural and environmental issues affecting the region, with chapters on indigenous peoples and Arctic research projects

Amazing Endeavours – from Norse voyages to legendary explorers, storybook adventures uncovered in our dedicated history and exploration chapters
Greenland
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