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GREENLAND
Population

Cities in GREENLAND

Nuuk

Population

Approximately 57,713 people live in Greenland (2017). The population density is the lowest in the world. Approximately 88% of the population belongs to the Inuit, the original inhabitants of Greenland. The name Eskimo is not used by the Greenlandic people. Many are also of mixed Inuit-Danish descent. The rest of the inhabitants are mostly Europeans, especially, of course, many Danes (approx. 8,000). 36% of the population is under the age of 25. The capital Nuuk had 17,000 inhabitants in 2017. Sisimiut is the second largest town in Greenland with about 5,500 inhabitants.

Sources

Stadler, H. / Groenland
ECI

Swaney, D. / Iceland, Greenland & Faroe Islands
Lonely Planet

CIA - World Factbook

BBC - Country Profiles

Last updated December 2022
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