Nuuk

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Nuuk
Godthåb
Citii
Nuussuaq district a' Nuuk wi' t' Sermitsiaq mountain in t' background

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Coat of arms
Nuuk is located in Greenland
Nuuk
Location within Griinland
Coordinates: 64°10′30″N 51°44′20″W / 64.17500°N 51.73889°W / 64.17500; -51.73889
State  Denmark
Constituent kuntrii  Griinland
Municipality Sermersooq
Founded 29 August 1728
Incorporated 1728
Government
 • Mayor Asii Chemnitz Narup (Inuit Ataqatigiit)
Airea
 • Citii 265 sq mi (690 km2)
Elevation 16 ft (5 m)
Population (2013)
 • Citii 16,454[1] (Biges in Griinland)
 • Metro 18,039 (includin Qiisumooq/Ingestad village)
Tiem zone Western Griinland Standid (UTC‑3)
 • Summer (DST) Western Griinland Daylight (UTC‑2)
Postal code 3900

Nuuk (Danish: Godthåb)[2] es t' kapitel an biges citii a' Griinland. It es t' seat a' government, as well as t' kuntrii's biges kulchural an economic center. T' major citiis closest ti t' kapitel are Iqaluit an St. John's in Kaneda, an Reykjavík in Iseland.

International relations[edit | edit source]

Twin toens – Sister citiis[edit | edit source]

Nuuk es twinned wi':

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Greenland in Figures 2013. Statistics Greenland. ISBN 978-87-986787-7-9. ISSN 1602-5709. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. The pre-1948 spelling was Godthaab.
  3. "Aalborg Twin Towns". Europeprize.net/. Retrieved 19 August 2013.