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Greenland

Greenland
  • Capital

    Capital

    Nuuk

  • Local time

    Local time

    15:13

  • Population

    Population

    55 375

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +299

  • Currency

    Currency

    kr DKK (krone)

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Greenland

Greenland
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Nuuk

  • Local time

    Local time

    15:13

  • Population

    Population

    55 375

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +299

  • Currency

    Currency

    kr DKK (krone)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 1 860

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 0.15 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    267mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    2 166 086 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    41%

Population

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    100.0%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Greenlandic
    Danish
    English

  • Murders

    Murders

    13 per 100k

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    164 per 100k

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    fish processing, gold, niobium, tantalite, uranium, iron and diamond, handicrafts, hides and skins, small shipyards

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    forage crops, greenhouse vegetables, sheep, reindeer, fish

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    coal, iron ore, lead, zinc, molybdenum, diamonds, gold, platinum, niobium

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    coal, iron ore, lead, zinc, molybdenum, diamonds, gold, platinum, niobium

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    10%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    506kt

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What not to do when visiting Greenland

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Business & Communication

Don’t extract or export any natural resources, stones or gemstones without checking with local authorities.

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Street & Behavioral

Don’t travel to Northeast Greenland National Park or central ice fields without official permission.

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Business & Communication

Don‘t expect roadways or railways between towns - the main transportation form is air travel, sea travel, snowmobiles or skiing.

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Did you know

Did you know?

The culture of Greenland has much in common with Inuit tradition, as the majority of people are descended from Inuit. People continue the Inuit tradition of ice-fishing, and there are annual dog-sledge races. Fishing by traditional methods has been increasingly replaced by the use of firearms and modern technology.

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Business & Communication

Don’t forget the local laws are based on the Danish ones.

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