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Religion

In 1721, a trading post and a missionary post were again established in Greenland. The missionaries were very successful in converting the Greenland people to Christianity. About 99% of the population belong to the Evangelical Lutheran Church. In 1998 there were 17 congregations with 81 churches and chapels and 22 pastors.

Sources

Stadler, H. / Groenland
ECI

Swaney, D. / Iceland, Greenland & Faroe Islands
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