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Welcome to the Google Map of Greenland and the locations list of this country! Sightseeing in Greenland with Google Satellite Map always make sense! With our destination gazetteer, on Satellite City Maps.com is great to explore Greenland through detailed satellite imagery - fast, free and easy as never before. Browse the list of administrative regions below of Greenland and follow the navigation to find the place you are interested in. Your satellite map sightseeing in Greenland starts here at Satellite City Maps.com!

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Facts about Greenland

Administrative divisions: 3 districts (landsdele); Avannaa (Nordgronland) , Tunu (Ostgronland) , Kitaa (Vestgronland) note: there are 18 municipalities in Greenland
Area: total: 2 ,166 ,086 sq km land: 2 ,166 ,086 sq km (410 ,449 sq km ice-free , 1 ,755 ,637 sq km ice-covered) (2000 est.)
Background: Greenland , the world's largest island , is about 81% ice-capped. Vikings reached the island in the 10th century from Iceland; Danish colonization began in the 18th century , and Greenland was made an integral part of Denmark in 1953. It joined the European Community (now the EU) with Denmark in 1973 , but withdrew in 1985 over a dispute centered on stringent fishing quotas. Greenland was granted self-government in 1979 by the Danish parliament; the law went into effect the following year. Denmark continues to exercise control of Greenland's foreign affairs in consultation with Greenland's Home Rule Government.
Flag description: two equal horizontal bands of white (top) and red with a large disk slightly to the hoist side of center - the top half of the disk is red , the bottom half is white
Capital: name: Nuuk (Godthab) geographic coordinates: 64 11 N , 51 45 W time difference: UTC-3 (2 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time) daylight saving time: +1hr , begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October note: Greenland is divided into four time zones
Climate: arctic to subarctic; cool summers , cold winters
Currency code: Danish krone (DKK)
Ethnic groups: Greenlander 88% (Inuit and Greenland-born whites) , Danish and others 12% (2000)
Geographic coordinates: 72 00 N , 40 00 W
Geography note: dominates North Atlantic Ocean between North America and Europe; sparse population confined to small settlements along coast; close to one-quarter of the population lives in the capital , Nuuk; world's second largest ice cap
Government type: parliamentary democracy within a constitutional monarchy
Imports partners: Denmark 68.1% , Sweden 19.2% , Canada 2.9% (2007)
Internet country code: .gl
Land boundaries: 44 ,087 km
Neighbouring countries: 0 km
Languages: Greenlandic (East Inuit) , Danish , English
Location: Northern North America , island between the Arctic Ocean and the North Atlantic Ocean , northeast of Canada
Map references: Arctic Region
National holiday: June 21 (longest day)
Nationality: noun: Greenlander(s) adjective: Greenlandic
Natural hazards: continuous permafrost over northern two-thirds of the island
Population: 57 ,564 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Evangelical Lutheran
Terrain: flat to gradually sloping icecap covers all but a narrow , mountainous , barren , rocky coast
Unemployment rate: 9.3% (2005 est.)

Capital of Greenland

Godthåb (click to view Godthåb Google map)

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Places in Greenland

Browse the online directory of Satellite City Maps.com for administrative regions in Greenland below. Places in country Greenland are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2, eventually up to level 3 administrative regions. Click on the name of the place to view it on Google map, or with satellite images.

East Greenland (36 + I Google map locations)
North Greenland (34 + I Google map locations)
West Greenland (196 + I Google map locations)

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